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Icelinus burchami Evermann and Goldsborough, 1907
DUSKY SCULPIN
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Icelinus burchami, Dusky sculpin
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Icelinus burchami Evermann & Goldsborough , 1907

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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes ( gen. , sp. ) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Scorpaeniformes (Scorpionfishes and flatheads) > Cottidae (Sculpins)
Etymology: Icelinus: From Icelus = the Morpheus name; mythology ;   burchami: Named after James S. Burcham, U.S. Bureau of Fisheries (Ref. 6885 ) .  More on authors: Evermann & Goldsborough .

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Marine; demersal; depth range 61 - 570 m (Ref. 6885 ).   Temperate; - 32°N

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Point map | Introductions | Faunafri

Eastern Pacific: Behm Canal, southeastern Alaska (Ref. 2850 ) to San Nicholas Island and La Jolla, southern California, USA.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: L m   ?   range ? - ? cm
Max length : 13.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 2850 )

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 9 - 10; Dorsal soft rays (total): 16-18; Anal spines : 0; Anal soft rays : 12 - 14. Caudal fin narrowly rounded; pelvic fins very small, extending one-fifth to one-sixth of distance to anal origin (Ref. 6885 ). Preserved specimens yellowish brown with small light spots and dark irregular blotches; dorsal, caudal, anal, and pectoral fins dark, blotched with white (Ref. 6885 ).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Occurs offshore (Ref. 2850 ). Most common near drop-offs (Ref. 2850 ).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

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Eschmeyer, W.N., E.S. Herald and H. Hammann , 1983. A field guide to Pacific coast fishes of North America. Boston (MA, USA): Houghton Mifflin Company. xii+336 p. (Ref. 2850 )

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 123251 )

    Not Evaluated  

CITES (Ref. 118484 )

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361 )

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

 

Updated: 2021-03-05 11:07:43 gmt
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