Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Scorpaeniformes
(Scorpionfishes and flatheads) > Cottidae
Etymology: euryptera: Named for R.L. Bolin in recognition of his contribution to the understanding of cottid systematics. Gender: feminine. Euryptera is derived from the Greek eurys meaning "broad" and pteron meaning "wing," referring to the broad-based pectoral fins.
Environment / Climate / Range
Marine; bathydemersal; depth range 201 - 410 m (Ref. 39612). Deep-water, preferred ?
North Pacific: Aleutian Islands, near Amukta Island, Carlisle Island, and Semisopochnoi Island.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 18.9 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 39612)
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Yabe, M., 1991. Bolinia euryptera, a new genus and species of sculpin (Scorpaeniformes; Cottidae) from the Bering Sea. Copeia 1991(2):329-339. (Ref. 39612)
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
= 1.0000 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01000 (0.00244 - 0.04107), b=3.04 (2.81 - 3.27), based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.5 ±0.3 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278
): Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Moderate vulnerability (44 of 100) .