Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Scorpaeniformes
(Scorpionfishes and flatheads) > Liparidae
Etymology: Careproctus: Greek, kara = face + Greek, proktos = anus (Ref. 45335); stigmatogenus: The specific name is derived from the Greek 'stigma' (mark), and the Latin 'gena' (cheek), in reference to the darkly pigmented areas below and anterior to the orbits.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; bathydemersal; depth range 273 - 300 m (Ref. 78379). Temperate
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Point map | Introductions | Faunafri
Southwest Atlantic: Burdwood Bank.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 4.7 cm SL (female)
Morphology | Morphometrics
soft rays: 35. Can be diagnosed from all other congeners by the following combination of characters: vertebrae 45 (9+36), pectoral-fin rays 32, caudal fin rays 10 (1+4/5), radials 4, round ; teeth stout canines, some with small shoulders; chin pores opening in a distinct deep oval pit; dark bar or blotches extending vertically below eye and horizontally in front of it; disk about 2/5 HL; prickles absent; gill opening above pectoral base; head 26.5%; preanal fin length 44.5% SL; snout-anus 34.0 (114.3); anus-anal fin origin 15.7; peritoneum pale (Ref. 78379).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Stein, D.L., 2006. New and rare species of snailfishes (Scorpaeniformes: Liparidae) collected during the ICEFISH cruise of 2004. Polar. Biol. 29:705-712. (Ref. 78379)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 119314)
CITES (Ref. 115941)
CountriesFAO areasEcosystemsOccurrencesIntroductionsStocksEcologyDietFood itemsFood consumptionRation
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningSpawning aggregationFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates of some properties based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5000 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Resilience (Ref. 69278
): High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .