Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Scorpaeniformes
(Scorpionfishes and flatheads) > Cottidae
Etymology: Triglops: Greek, trigla, es = red mullet + greek, ops = appearance (Ref. 45335); dorothy: Named for Dorothy Thomlinson Gilbert; noun in apposition.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; demersal; depth range 73 - 117 m (Ref. 57076). Temperate
Northwest Pacific: from the southern Sea of Okhotsk, Aniva Ba , Russia, and Hokkaido, Japan.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 14.8 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 57076); 15.5 cm SL (female)
Morphology | Morphometrics
(total): 10 - 11;
soft rays: 23 - 25;
Vertebrae: 45 - 47. Diagnosis: Differs from its congeners in having an interorbital width of 8.9-11.5% head length (HL); caudal fin truncate to slightly rounded; 18-31 well-developed dorsolateral scales ; 45-50 lateral line scales; 4-10 transverse dermal folds of breast; 67-99 oblique dermal folds; 23-25 dorsal-fin rays; 17-19 pectoral-fin rays; 7-12 gill rakers; first infraorbital pore length 3.6-5% HL; the peritoneum unpigmented or at most with few, widely spaced melanophores (Ref. 57076).
Specimens were trawled off bottoms of mud, fine sand, rock, and clay (Ref. 57076).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Pietsch, T.W. and J.W. Orr, 2006. Triglops dorothy, a new species of sculpin (Teleostei: Scorpaeniformes: Cottidae) from the southern Sea of Okhotsk. Fish. Bull. 104:238-246. (Ref. 57076)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 123251)
CITES (Ref. 118484)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningSpawning aggregationFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates based on models
Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969
): 0.7 - 10.5, mean 2.2 °C (based on 12 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5010 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00724 (0.00309 - 0.01700), b=3.13 (2.92 - 3.34), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic level (Ref. 69278
): 3.3 ±0.2 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 120179
): Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Moderate vulnerability (40 of 100) .