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Scorpaeniformes - Cottidae

Gymnocanthus tricuspis (Arctic Staghorn Sculpin)

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More information for this taxon at: LarvalBase | FishBase | Univ. Washington Data

GENERAL

Geographic Range: Arctic, not specific - Bering Sea, 54 to 66 °N
Ecology: Epi- and mesobenthal, 0-240 m
Early Life History Pattern: Oviparous, demersal eggs, pelagic larvae
Longevity:

SPAWNING

Area:
Season: Winter - spring
Mode: Internal fertilization likely
Fecundity: Range/function: 2000-3500 (117-158 mm specimens)
Age At First Maturity: 4 yr
Migration:

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last updated: August 2019