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Cottunculus microps Collett, 1875

Polar sculpin
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Classification / Names Nomi Comuni | Sinonimi | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterigi (pesci con pinne raggiate) > Scorpaeniformes (Scorpionfishes and flatheads) > Psychrolutidae (Fatheads)
Etymology: Cottunculus: Greek, kottos = a fish, diminutive.

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

; marino batidemersale; distribuzione batimetrica 165 - 1342 m (Ref. 58426), usually 165 - 215 m (Ref. 42091).   Deep-water; 79°N - 38°N, 76°W - 36°E

Distribuzione Stati | Aree FAO | Ecosystems | Presenze | Point map | Introduzioni | Faunafri

North Atlantic: English Channel, North Sea, Norwegian coastline, Svalbard, southwestern Barents Sea, off Spitzbergen, Bear Island, the Faeroes and Iceland, southeastern coasts of Greenland. Western Atlantic: New Jersey, USA to Gulf of St. Lawrence, Canada and Greenland.

Size / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 30.0 cm SL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 35388); common length : 14.0 cm SL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 6696)

Short description Morfologia | Morfometria

Four bony knobs between and behind the eyes. Skin very rough. Body with 3-4 broad, dark vertical bands (Ref. 35388).

Biologia     Glossario (es. epibenthic)

Benthic (Ref. 58426). Feeds on polychaetes, mysids, amphipods and pycnogonids. Spawns probably from June to July, ovarian eggs large and few (up to 220) (Ref. 6696). Female lays 200 eggs with a length of 4.5-5 mm (Ref. 35388).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturità | Riproduzione | Deposizione | Uova | Fecundity | Larve

Main reference Upload your references | Bibliografia | Coordinatore | Collaboratori

Fedorov, V.V. and J.S. Nelson, 1986. Psychrolutidae. p. 1261-1264. In P.J.P. Whitehead, M.-L. Bauchot, J.-C. Hureau, J. Nielsen and E. Tortonese (eds.) Fishes of the North-eastern Atlantic and the Mediterranean. UNESCO, Paris. Vol 3. (Ref. 6696)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)


CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 0.3 - 7.7, mean 2.6 (based on 243 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5039   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  4.1   ±0.2 se; Based on diet studies.
Resilienza (Ref. 69278):  Basso, tempo minimo di raddoppiamento della popolazione 4.5 - 14 anni (Fec = 66).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low to moderate vulnerability (27 of 100) .