Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes
(Perch-likes) > Stichaeidae
(Pricklebacks) > Lumpeninae
Etymology: Lumpenella: Latin, lumpus, an uncouthlooking spiny-finned fish of a leaden-blue colour; diminutive (Ref. 45335). More on authors: Evermann & Goldsborough.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; demersal; depth range 25 - 1140 m (Ref. 50550), usually 300 - 600 m (Ref. 51666). Temperate; 70°N - 33°N, 126°E - 121°W
North Pacific: Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands to British Columbia, Canada, Sea of Okhotsk, Pacific coast of northern Japan, Korean Peninsula and Sado Island in Japan Sea, and Greenland.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 42.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 56527); max. published weight: 150.00 g (Ref. 56527); max. reported age: 8 years (Ref. 56557)
Found offshore (Ref. 2850); possibly the deepest-living lumpenine (Ref. 51666).
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. Boston (MA, USA): Houghton Mifflin Company. xii+336 p. (Ref. 2850)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)
CITES (Ref. 118484)
Threat to humans
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates based on models
Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969
): 0.8 - 4.8, mean 2 (based on 171 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 1.0000 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00389 (0.00180 - 0.00842), b=3.12 (2.94 - 3.30), in cm Total Length, based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.1 ±0.2 se; Based on diet studies.
Resilience (Ref. 120179
): Low, minimum population doubling time 4.5 - 14 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): High vulnerability (58 of 100) .