Careproctus uter Chernova, 2015

Drop-shaped tadpolefish
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Scorpaeniformes (Scorpionfishes and flatheads) > Liparidae (Snailfishes)
Etymology: Careproctus: Greek, kara = face + Greek, proktos = anus (Ref. 45335);  uter: Name from Latin 'uter’ for wineskin leather bottle, due to the unusually disproportional shape of body of the fish.

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Marine; pelagic-neritic; depth range ? - 206 m (Ref. 116680).   Polar

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Arctic: Kara Sea.

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Collected by a bottom trawl at 206 m depth, where bottom water temperature was - 0.6 to - 0.7°C and salinity at 33.31-34.33 ppt (Ref. 116680).

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Chernova, N.V., 2014. New species of the genus Careproctus (Liparidae) from the Kara Sea and identification key for congeners of the North Atlantic and Arctic. J. Ichthyol. 54(10):757-780. (Ref. 116680)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 119314)


CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00912 (0.00394 - 0.02111), b=3.07 (2.88 - 3.26), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this Genus-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.3   ±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 (11 of 100) .