Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes
(Perch-likes) > Blenniidae
(Combtooth blennies) > Salariinae
Etymology: Scartichthys: Greek, skaritis, -idos = a jewel stone with the colour of the fish scarus (Ref. 45335); crapulatus: Latin, crapulatus = drunk; refers to the purported sleepy or drunken feeling experienced when the flesh of Scartichthys is eaten.
Environment / Climate / Range
Marine; demersal; depth range 1 - 15 m (Ref. 10696). Temperate
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 11.6 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 10696)
Morphology | Morphometrics
Southeast Pacific: known only from the coast of Valparaiso, Chile.
Known only from the coast, on rocky bottoms (Ref. 10696). Oviparous (Ref. 205). Eggs are demersal and adhesive (Ref. 205).
Williams, J.T., 1990. Phylogenetic relationships and revision of the blenniid fish genus Scartichthys. Smith. Contrib. Zool. 492:30 p.
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on empirical models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5625 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00813 (0.00366 - 0.01807), b=3.02 (2.83 - 3.21), based on LWR estimates for this Subfamily-BS (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 2.7 ±0.2 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278
): High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low to moderate vulnerability (27 of 100) .