Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Scorpaeniformes
(Scorpionfishes and flatheads) > Liparidae
Etymology: Careproctus: Greek, kara = face + Greek, proktos = anus (Ref. 45335); derjugini: Named for Konstantin Mikhailovich Derjugin. More on author: Chernova.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; bathydemersal; depth range 344 - 363 m (Ref. 41470). Deep-water; ? - 2°C (Ref. 41470)
Arctic to Northeast Atlantic: Central Arctic basin to northeast of Spitzbergen.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?, range 22 - ? cm
Max length : 21.7 cm SL (female)
Morphology | Morphometrics
Diagnosis: Long-finned, slit-eyed careproct with oblique mouth and no silvery coloration; body laterally compressed and deep, its greatest body depth 145% head length (HL); body depth above the beginning of anal fin 125% HL; ellipsoid; head depth more than its width by 1.8 times; pectoral fin in low position (upper ray at the level of mouth end); base of lower ray of pectoral at the vertical of nostril; eye 19.5% HL); posterior teeth similar in rows longer than anterior teeth; gill slit below the level of middle of eye and 1.7 times greater than its diameter; disc, 20% HL (Ref. 41470).
Found at depths with salinity 34.84 ppt (Ref. 41470).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Chernova, N.V., 2005. New species of Careproctus Liparidae fom the Barents Sea and adjacent waters. J. Ichthyol. 45(9):689-690. (Ref. 41470)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)
CITES (Ref. 115941)
Threat to humans
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates of some properties based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5000 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00417 (0.00191 - 0.00910), b=3.20 (3.02 - 3.38), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this Genus-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.3 ±0.5 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278
): Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low to moderate vulnerability (32 of 100) .