Overview

Distribution

North Pacific: Arctic to the Sea of Okhotsk and northern Sea of Japan and to Amchitka Island in the Aleutian chain and North Albatross Bank, Kodiak Island, Alaska.
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North Pacific and adjacent Arctic: southern Chukchi Sea to northern Japan Sea, Pacific coast of northern Japan, and the Gulf of Alaska.
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Physical Description

Morphology

Dorsal spines (total): 0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 5 - 6; Analspines: 0; Analsoft rays: 4 - 6
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Size

Max. size

22.0 cm TL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 56591))
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Diagnostic Description

Snout round, with a rostral plate on its anterior tip. A sharp nasal spine is present. Branchial membranes free from isthmus.
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Type Information

Paralectotype; Syntype for Aspidophoroides bartoni Gilbert
Catalog Number: USNM 48730
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Year Collected: 1890
Locality: Bering Sea, Alaska, United States, Pacific
Depth (m): 112 to 112
Vessel: Albatross
  • Paralectotype: Sheiko, B. 1993. Trudy Zoologicheskogo Instituta, Akademii Nauk SSSR. 235: 72.; Gilbert, C. H. 1896*. Report of the Commissioner, United States Commission of Fish and Fisheries. 19 (for fiscal year ending June 30, 1893): 434.; Syntype: Sheiko, B. 1993. Trudy Zoologicheskogo Instituta, Akademii Nauk SSSR. 235: 72.; Gilbert, C. H. 1896*. Report of the Commissioner, United States Commission of Fish and Fisheries. 19 (for fiscal year ending June 30, 1893): 434.
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Paralectotype; Syntype for Aspidophoroides bartoni Gilbert
Catalog Number: USNM 48723
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Year Collected: 1890
Locality: Bering Sea, Alaska, United States, Pacific
Depth (m): 46 to 46
Vessel: Albatross
  • Paralectotype: Sheiko, B. 1993. Trudy Zoologicheskogo Instituta, Akademii Nauk SSSR. 235: 72.; Gilbert, C. H. 1896*. Report of the Commissioner, United States Commission of Fish and Fisheries. 19 (for fiscal year ending June 30, 1893): 434.; Syntype: Sheiko, B. 1993. Trudy Zoologicheskogo Instituta, Akademii Nauk SSSR. 235: 72.; Gilbert, C. H. 1896*. Report of the Commissioner, United States Commission of Fish and Fisheries. 19 (for fiscal year ending June 30, 1893): 434.
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Paralectotype; Syntype for Aspidophoroides bartoni Gilbert
Catalog Number: USNM 48747
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Year Collected: 1890
Locality: Bering Sea, Alaska, United States, Pacific
Depth (m): 90 to 90
Vessel: Albatross
  • Paralectotype: Sheiko, B. 1993. Trudy Zoologicheskogo Instituta, Akademii Nauk SSSR. 235: 72.; Gilbert, C. H. 1896*. Report of the Commissioner, United States Commission of Fish and Fisheries. 19 (for fiscal year ending June 30, 1893): 434.; Syntype: Sheiko, B. 1993. Trudy Zoologicheskogo Instituta, Akademii Nauk SSSR. 235: 72.; Gilbert, C. H. 1896*. Report of the Commissioner, United States Commission of Fish and Fisheries. 19 (for fiscal year ending June 30, 1893): 434.
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Paralectotype; Syntype for Aspidophoroides bartoni Gilbert
Catalog Number: USNM 48746
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Year Collected: 1890
Locality: Alaska, Bristol Bay, Alaska, United States, Pacific
Depth (m): 71 to 71
Vessel: Albatross
  • Paralectotype: Sheiko, B. 1993. Trudy Zoologicheskogo Instituta, Akademii Nauk SSSR. 235: 72.; Gilbert, C. H. 1896*. Report of the Commissioner, United States Commission of Fish and Fisheries. 19 (for fiscal year ending June 30, 1893): 434.; Syntype: Sheiko, B. 1993. Trudy Zoologicheskogo Instituta, Akademii Nauk SSSR. 235: 72.; Gilbert, C. H. 1896*. Report of the Commissioner, United States Commission of Fish and Fisheries. 19 (for fiscal year ending June 30, 1893): 434.
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Paralectotype; Syntype for Aspidophoroides bartoni Gilbert
Catalog Number: USNM 48666
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Year Collected: 1890
Locality: Alaska, Bering Sea, Alaska, United States, Pribilof Islands, Bering Sea, Pacific
Depth (m): 130 to 130
Vessel: Albatross
  • Paralectotype: Sheiko, B. 1993. Trudy Zoologicheskogo Instituta, Akademii Nauk SSSR. 235: 72.; Gilbert, C. H. 1896*. Report of the Commissioner, United States Commission of Fish and Fisheries. 19 (for fiscal year ending June 30, 1893): 434.; Syntype: Sheiko, B. 1993. Trudy Zoologicheskogo Instituta, Akademii Nauk SSSR. 235: 72.; Gilbert, C. H. 1896*. Report of the Commissioner, United States Commission of Fish and Fisheries. 19 (for fiscal year ending June 30, 1893): 434.
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Paralectotype; Syntype for Aspidophoroides bartoni Gilbert
Catalog Number: USNM 48665
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Year Collected: 1890
Locality: Alaska: Bristol Bay, Alaska, United States, Pacific
Depth (m): 48 to 48
Vessel: Albatross
  • Paralectotype: Sheiko, B. 1993. Trudy Zoologicheskogo Instituta, Akademii Nauk SSSR. 235: 72.; Gilbert, C. H. 1896*. Report of the Commissioner, United States Commission of Fish and Fisheries. 19 (for fiscal year ending June 30, 1893): 434.; Syntype: Sheiko, B. 1993. Trudy Zoologicheskogo Instituta, Akademii Nauk SSSR. 235: 72.; Gilbert, C. H. 1896*. Report of the Commissioner, United States Commission of Fish and Fisheries. 19 (for fiscal year ending June 30, 1893): 434.
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Paralectotype; Syntype for Aspidophoroides bartoni Gilbert
Catalog Number: USNM 59408
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Year Collected: 1890
Locality: Bering Sea: Alaska; Bristol Bay, Alaska, United States, Bering Sea, Pacific
Depth (m): 66 to 66
Vessel: Albatross
  • Paralectotype: Sheiko, B. 1993. Trudy Zoologicheskogo Instituta, Akademii Nauk SSSR. 235: 72.; Gilbert, C. H. 1896*. Report of the Commissioner, United States Commission of Fish and Fisheries. 19 (for fiscal year ending June 30, 1893): 434.; Syntype: Sheiko, B. 1993. Trudy Zoologicheskogo Instituta, Akademii Nauk SSSR. 235: 72.; Gilbert, C. H. 1896*. Report of the Commissioner, United States Commission of Fish and Fisheries. 19 (for fiscal year ending June 30, 1893): 434.
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

demersal; marine; depth range 0 - 500 m (Ref. 50550), usually 60 - 150 m (Ref. 56557)
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Depth range based on 30 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 19 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 42 - 148
  Temperature range (°C): 1.909 - 5.891
  Nitrate (umol/L): 12.575 - 32.431
  Salinity (PPS): 32.200 - 33.359
  Oxygen (ml/l): 5.604 - 7.109
  Phosphate (umol/l): 1.478 - 2.427
  Silicate (umol/l): 22.584 - 64.067

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 42 - 148

Temperature range (°C): 1.909 - 5.891

Nitrate (umol/L): 12.575 - 32.431

Salinity (PPS): 32.200 - 33.359

Oxygen (ml/l): 5.604 - 7.109

Phosphate (umol/l): 1.478 - 2.427

Silicate (umol/l): 22.584 - 64.067
 
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Depth: 22 - 325m.
From 22 to 325 meters.

Habitat: demersal.
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Trophic Strategy

Remain primarily in the lower sections of the shelf all year (depths of 80-200 m) (Ref. 41410).
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
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