Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Scorpaeniformes
(Scorpionfishes and flatheads) > Abyssocottidae
Etymology: Limnocottus: Greek, limne = swamp + Greek, kottos = a fish (Ref. 45335).
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Freshwater; bathydemersal; depth range 150 - 1000 m (Ref. 26334). Deep-water
Asia: Endemic to Lake Baikal, Russia.
11.5Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?, range 12 - ? cm
Max length : 13.1 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 51998); 14.6 cm SL (female); max. published weight: 16.00 g (Ref. 51998); max. published weight: 16.00 g; max. reported age: 12 years (Ref. 51998)
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Reshetnikov, Y.S., N.G. Bogutskaya, E.D. Vasil'eva, E.A. Dorofeeva, A.M. Naseka, O.A. Popova, K.A. Savvaitova, V.G. Sideleva and L.I. Sokolov, 1997. An annotated check-list of the freshwater fishes of Russia. J. Ichthyol. 37(9):687-736. (Ref. 26334)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 119314)
CITES (Ref. 115941)
Threat to humans
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates of some properties based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5625 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00891 (0.00467 - 0.01699), b=2.99 (2.81 - 3.17), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this species & (Sub)family-body (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.6 ±0.6 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278
): Low, minimum population doubling time 4.5 - 14 years (tm=5; tmax=12; K=0.23).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Moderate vulnerability (37 of 100) .