Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Scorpaeniformes
(Scorpionfishes and flatheads) > Liparidae
Etymology: Careproctus: Greek, kara = face + Greek, proktos = anus (Ref. 45335); knipowitschi: Named for Nikolai Mikhailovich Knipowitsch (1862-1939).. More on author: Chernova.
Environment / Climate / Range
Marine; benthopelagic; depth range ? - 298 m (Ref. 41470). Deep-water, preferred ?
Northeast Atlantic: Barents Sea.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?, range 19 - ? cm
Max length : 18.5 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 41470)
Morphology | Morphometrics
soft rays: 51;
Vertebrae: 63. Diagnosis: Long-finned, slit-eyed careproct with horizontal mouth and not silvery in coloration; head deep, abruptly obliquely cuts downwards immediately in front of eye; mouth slit reaches vertical of eye center; gill opening twice as large as eye; opercular lobe auricular; teeth similar in size; interorbital space 56% HL; vent opens at vertical of posterior edge of the eye; caudal fin slightly emarginated; greatest body depth 103% HL; eye 19% HL; disc 20% HL (Ref. 41470).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Chernova, N.V., 2005. New species of Careproctus Liparidae fom the Barents Sea and adjacent waters. J. Ichthyol. 45(9):689-690. (Ref. 41470)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 109396)
CITES (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates of some properties based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5000 [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
): 3.2 ±0.5 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278
): High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (24 of 100) .