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Cryptacanthodes giganteus  (Kittlitz, 1858)

Giant wrymouth
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Cryptacanthodidae (Wrymouths)
Etymology: Cryptacanthodes: Greek, kryptos = hidden + Greek, akanthoides = similar to thorns (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; demersal; depth range 6 - 128 m (Ref. 12204).   Temperate; 60°N - 38°N, 175°W - 120°W

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 117 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 12204)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 72 - 77; Dorsal soft rays (total): 0; Anal spines: 2; Anal soft rays: 43 - 49. Pale brown in color, with touches of yellow or violet (Ref. 12204).

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Northeast Pacific: southeast Bering Sea to northern California, USA.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found on soft bottoms (Ref. 12204). Probably spends part of its life buried (Ref. 12204).

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Coad, B.W., 1995. Encyclopedia of Canadian fishes. Canadian Museum of Nature and Canadian Sportfishing Productions Inc. Singapore. (Ref. 12204)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 96402)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.6250   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01000 (0.00244 - 0.04107), b=3.04 (2.81 - 3.27), based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.3   ±0.2 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  High vulnerability (60 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.