Teleostei (teleosts) > Perciformes/Zoarcoidei
(Eelpouts and pricklebacks) > Stichaeidae
(Pricklebacks) > Chirolophinae
Etymology: Gymnoclinus: Greek, gymnos = naked + Greek, klinein, kline = sloping and bed, due to the four apophyses of sphenoid bone (Ref. 45335).
More on authors: Gilbert & Burke.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; benthopelagic; depth range 0 - 37 m (Ref. 50610). Polar; 67°N - 50°N, 160°E - 158°W
Northwest Pacific: western Aleutian Islands and Commander Islands to Hokkaido.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 12.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. )
Inhabits intertidal areas to depth of about 40 meters, usually in tide pools or shallower than 20 meters (Ref. 51666).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Robins, C.R., R.M. Bailey, C.E. Bond, J.R. Brooker, E.A. Lachner, R.N. Lea and W.B. Scott, 1991. Common and scientific names of fishes from the United States and Canada. Am. Fish. Soc. Spec. Publ. (20):183 p. (Ref. 3814)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 126983)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningSpawning aggregationFecundityEggsEgg development
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