Gymnocanthus tricuspis, Arctic staghorn sculpin

Gymnocanthus tricuspis (Reinhardt, 1830)

Arctic staghorn sculpin
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Classification / Names Nomi Comuni | Sinonimi | Catalog of Fishes(Genere, Specie) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

> Perciformes/Cottoidei (Sculpins) > Cottidae (Sculpins)
Etymology: Gymnocanthus: Greek, gymnos = naked + Greek, akantha = thorn (Ref. 45335).

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecologia

; marino demersale; distribuzione batimetrica - 556 m (Ref. 117245), usually - m (Ref. ).   Polar; -2°C - 13°C (Ref. 4698); 84°N - 43°N, 180°W - 180°E (Ref. 117245)

Distribuzione Stati | Aree FAO | Ecosystems | Presenze | Point map | Introduzioni | Faunafri

Arctic, Northwest to Northeast Atlantic: to Gulf of St. Lawrence in Canada and rarely Maine, USA. Northeast Atlantic: eastern coasts of Greenland, Iceland, northern coast of Norway to White and throughout Barents Sea to Spitzbergen and Novaya Zemlya (Ref. 4698).

Length at first maturity / Size / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm 9.0  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 30.0 cm TL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 9707)

Short description Morfologia | Morfometria

Spine dorsali (totale): 10 - 12; Raggi dorsali molli (totale): 14-17; Spine anali 0; Raggi anali molli: 15 - 19. Back dark, flanks with dark blotches forming two blackish-brown bands, irregular line of dark spots below lateral line; belly light, yellowish in females, with roundish white spots in males; dorsal fin with light and dark stripes, caudal, anal and pectoral fins light, the last with a yellow tip and with 4-5 transverse lines of dark spots (Ref. 4698).

Biologia     Glossario (es. epibenthic)

Burrows into sand and sand-mud bottoms with salinities of 32-35 ppt, sometimes as low as 16-30 ppt (Ref. 4698). Benthic (Ref. 58426). Feeds on small benthic amphipods and polychaetes (Ref. 4698).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturità | Riproduzione | Deposizione | Uova | Fecundity | Larve

Oviparous (Ref. 101741).

Main reference Upload your references | Bibliografia | Coordinatore | Collaboratori

Robins, C.R. and G.C. Ray, 1986. A field guide to Atlantic coast fishes of North America. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, U.S.A. 354 p. (Ref. 7251)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)


CITES

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): -1.6 - 1.8, mean -0.6 °C (based on 2043 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5078   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00741 (0.00431 - 0.01274), b=3.25 (3.10 - 3.40), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this species & (Sub)family-body (Ref. 93245).
Trophic level (Ref. 69278):  3.3   ±0.4 se; based on diet studies.
Resilienza (Ref. 120179):  Medio, tempo minimo di raddoppiamento della popolazione 1.4 - 4.4 anni (tm=2-4; tmax=9; Fec=3,030).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Moderate vulnerability (44 of 100) .
Nutrients (Ref. 124155):  Calcium = 43.1 [18.4, 109.6] mg/100g ; Iron = 0.351 [0.178, 0.719] mg/100g ; Protein = 16.9 [14.7, 19.4] % ; Omega3 = 0.331 [0.134, 0.962] g/100g ; Selenium = 22 [9, 56] μg/100g ; VitaminA = 13.3 [3.4, 49.2] μg/100g ; Zinc = 0.574 [0.332, 1.009] mg/100g (wet weight);