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. 119314)
CITES (Ref. 115941)
Threat to humans
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates of some properties 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. 69278
): Low, minimum population doubling time 4.5 - 14 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): High vulnerability (58 of 100) .