E-Fauna BC: Electronic Atlas of the Wildlife of British Columbia

Lycodes brevipes Bean, 1890
Shortfin Eelpout
Family: Zoarcidae
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© Aaron Baldwin  Email the photographer   (Photo ID #18470)

Source: Distribution of Lycodes brevipes as compiled by Aquamaps
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Species Information

North Pacific: Sea of Okhotsk and Bering Sea to Unalaska Island in the Aleutian chain and Fort Bragg, California, USA. Morphology: Dorsal spines (total): 0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 85 - 102; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 74 - 89. Dorsal and anal fins confluent to caudal; caudal narrowly rounded but not clearly distinguishable; pectorals almost rounded with lower 7 rays exerted; pelvic fins minute (Ref. 6885).

Source: FishBase. Anderson, M.E. and V.V Fedorov. 2004 . (Ref. 51665)

Biology

Species Biology

Found on sandy or muddy bottoms (Ref. 2850). Environment: demersal; marine; depth range 25 - 973 m (Ref. 6793). Climate: temperate

Source: FishBase. Anderson, M.E. and V.V Fedorov. 2004 . (Ref. 51665)

Distribution

Distribution

North Pacific: Sea of Okhotsk and Bering Sea to Unalaska Island in the Aleutian chain and Fort Bragg, California, USA.

Source: FishBase. Anderson, M.E. and V.V Fedorov. 2004 . (Ref. 51665)

Status Information

Origin StatusProvincial StatusBC List
(Red Blue List)
COSEWIC
NativeSNRNo StatusNot Listed
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Recommended citation: Author, Date. Page title. In Klinkenberg, Brian. (Editor) 2021. E-Fauna BC: Electronic Atlas of the Fauna of British Columbia [efauna.bc.ca]. Lab for Advanced Spatial Analysis, Department of Geography, University of British Columbia, Vancouver. [Accessed: 2024-04-22 9:16:46 AM]
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