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Cottunculus microps Collett, 1875

Polar sculpin
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Actinopterygii (strålfeniga fiskar) > Scorpaeniformes (Scorpionfishes and flatheads) > Psychrolutidae (Fatheads)
Etymology: Cottunculus: Greek, kottos = a fish, diminutive.

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

; marina djupbottenlevande; djupintervall 165 - 1342 m (Ref. 58426), usually 165 - 215 m (Ref. 42091).   Deep-water; 79°N - 38°N, 76°W - 36°E

Utbredning Länder | FAO områden | Ekosystem | Förekomster | Point map | Utplanteringar | 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 / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 30.0 cm SL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 35388); common length : 14.0 cm SL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 6696)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

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

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. 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 Könsmognad | Reproduktion | Lek | Ägg | Fecundity | Larver

Main reference Upload your references | referenser | Koordinator | Medarbetare

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





Human uses

Fiskeri: saknar intresse
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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].
Trofisk nivå (Ref. 69278):  4.1   ±0.2 se; Based on diet studies.
Resiliens (Ref. 69278):  Låg, lägsta populationsfördubblingstid 4,5-14 år (Fec = 66).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low to moderate vulnerability (27 of 100) .