Stelgistrum concinnum Andriashev, 1935
Largeplate sculpin
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Family:  Cottidae (Sculpins)
Max. size:  5.1 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; depth range 10 - 50 m
Distribution:  Pacific Ocean: western Bering Sea of Cape Olyutorskiy; Aleutian Islands and eastern Bering Sea at Pribilof Islands.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 9-9; Dorsal soft rays (total): 17-19; Anal spines: 0-0; Anal soft rays: 14-15. Pink in color; broad dusky bands extending to lateral line, one below spinous dorsal, three below soft dorsal, one on caudal peduncle, all with narrow bars extending ventrally from and between them (Ref. 43939). Caudal fin rounded.
Biology:  Inhabits rocky bottoms; found among rocks covered with calcareous algae, kelp and other brown algae, and sea urchins (Ref. 43939).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 09.10.03
Modified by: Kesner-Reyes, Kathleen - 31.07.06

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