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Temnocora candida  (Gilbert & Burke, 1912)

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

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Scorpaeniformes (Scorpionfishes and flatheads) > Liparidae (Snailfishes)

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; bathydemersal; depth range 64 - 400 m (Ref. 43939).   Deep-water; 66°N - 45°N, 154°E - 129°W

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 10.6 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 43939)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 44-48; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 37 - 39. Body light reddish dorsally, a little mottled; whitish ventrally; skin translucent; peritoneum and stomach pale (Ref. 43939).

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Point map | Introductions | Faunafri

North Pacific: off southeastern Kamchatka and northern Kuril Islands. Bering Sea off Attu Island, Aleutian Islands, and Gulf of Alaska at Cook Inlet.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found on sand, pebble, and rocky bottoms (Ref. 43939).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Mecklenburg, C.W., T.A. Mecklenburg and L.K. Thorsteinson, 2002. Fishes of Alaska. American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, Maryland. xxxvii +1037 p. (Ref. 43939)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 96402)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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FAO(Publication : search) | FisheriesWiki | Sea Around Us

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 1.0000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00513 (0.00193 - 0.01366), b=3.20 (2.96 - 3.44), based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)Family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.4   ±0.5 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 vulnerability (10 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.