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lexID: 4656 AphiaID: 254542 Scientific: Nautichthys oculofasciatus German: Seerabe English: Sailfin Sculpin Category: Scorpionfishes/Stonefishes Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Scorpaeniformes (Order) > Hemitripteridae (Family) > Nautichthys (Genus) > oculofasciatus (Species) Initial determination: (Girard, ), 1858 Occurrence: Alaska, Canada , Eastern Pacific Ocean, USA Size: up to 7.87" (20 cm) Temperature: 44.6 °F - 71.6 °F (7°C - 22°C) Food: Crustaceans, Fish (little fishes), Invertebrates, Krill, Mysis, Predatory, Rock shrimps, Schrimps, Zoobenthos Difficulty: Not suitable for home aquaria! CITES: Not evaluated Related species at Catalog of Life:
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Created: 2012-09-19 19:47:17
Last edit: 2012-09-19 19:47:17
Eastern Pacific: St. Lawrence Island, Alaska to San Miguel Island, southern California, USA. Possibly occurring in Japan.
Occurs inshore and to 110 m depth, mostly on rocky bottoms and areas with algae (Ref. 2850). Nocturnal (Ref. 6885). May be found upside down against roofs of crevices (Ref. 6885). Swims with its dorsal fin extended in front of its head.
Eggs deposited in late winter or spring.
Blepsias oculofasciatus Girard, 1858
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Scorpaeniformes (Order) > Cottoidei (Suborder) > Hemitripteridae (Family) > Nautichthys (Genus) > Nautichthys oculofasciatus (Species)
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