Myoxocephalus stelleri Tilesius, 1811
Steller's sculpin
Myoxocephalus stelleri
photo by Kim, I.-S.

Family:  Cottidae (Sculpins)
Max. size:  62 cm FL (male/unsexed); max.weight: 4,000.0 g; max. reported age: 12 years
Environment:  reef-associated; depth range 0 - 60 m
Distribution:  North Pacific: Unalaska I., Aleutian Is. To SE Alaska at Port Conclusion; Commander Is. and east coast of Kamchatka to Sea of Okhotsk and to Sea of Japan to South Korea.
Biology:  Occurs in the littoral zone (Ref. 26334), over rocky reefs (Ref. 559). Enters rivers (Refs. 2058, 37812).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   

Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 10.05.95
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 23.05.17
Checked by: Froese, Rainer - 27.04.01

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