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); stigmatogenus: The specific name is derived from the Greek 'stigma' (mark), and the Latin 'gena' (cheek), in reference to the darkly pigmented areas below and anterior to the orbits.. More on author: Stein.
Environment / Climate / Range
Marine; bathydemersal; depth range 273 - 300 m (Ref. 78379). Temperate, preferred ?
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Point map | Introductions | Faunafri
Southwest Atlantic: Burdwood Bank.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 4.7 cm SL (female)
Morphology | Morphometrics
soft rays: 35. Can be diagnosed from all other congeners by the following combination of characters: vertebrae 45 (9+36), pectoral-fin rays 32, caudal fin rays 10 (1+4/5), radials 4, round ; teeth stout canines, some with small shoulders; chin pores opening in a distinct deep oval pit; dark bar or blotches extending vertically below eye and horizontally in front of it; disk about 2/5 HL; prickles absent; gill opening above pectoral base; head 26.5%; preanal fin length 44.5% SL; snout-anus 34.0 (114.3); anus-anal fin origin 15.7; peritoneum pale (Ref. 78379).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Stein, D.L., 2006. New and rare species of snailfishes (Scorpaeniformes: Liparidae) collected during the ICEFISH cruise of 2004. Polar. Biol. 29:705-712. (Ref. 78379)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 109396)
CITES (Ref. 94142)
CountriesFAO areasEcosystemsOccurrencesIntroductionsStocksEcologyDietFood itemsFood consumptionRation
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningFecundityEggsEgg development
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
): 3.1 ±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 (10 of 100) .