Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Scorpaeniformes
(Scorpionfishes and flatheads) > Cottidae
Etymology: Enophrys: Greek, enophrys = with enlarged, inflated eye brow (Ref. 45335).
Environment / Climate / Range
Marine; demersal; depth range 0 - 380 m (Ref. 50550). Temperate, preferred ?
North Pacific: Sea of Japan to Point Hope, Alaska in the Chukchi Sea to Amchitka Island in the Aleutian chain and southeastern Alaska.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 32.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 56527); max. published weight: 760.00 g (Ref. 56527)
(total): 7 - 8;
soft rays: 10 - 13. Dorsal surface of head rough with 2 pairs of developed bony ridges; uppermost preopercular spine long and straight with some ascending processes dorsally in adults (Ref. 559). Lateral line scales large and with a rough posterior margin (Ref. 559).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Eschmeyer, W.N., E.S. Herald and H. Hammann, 1983. A field guide to Pacific coast fishes of North America. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, U.S.A. 336 p. (Ref. 2850)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 109396)
CITES (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates of some properties based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5625 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00661 (0.00273 - 0.01600), b=3.17 (2.95 - 3.39), based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.8 ±0.2 se; Based on diet studies.
Resilience (Ref. 69278
): Low, minimum population doubling time 4.5 - 14 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Moderate to high vulnerability (55 of 100) .