Procottus jeittelesii (Dybowski, 1874)
Red sculpin
Procottus jeittelesii
photo by Sideleva, V.G.

Family:  Cottidae (Sculpins)
Max. size:  28 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater; depth range 0 - 140 m
Distribution:  Asia: Endemic to Lake Baikal, Russia.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Inhabits coastal waters (Ref. 26334). Found under stones near the shore to a depth of 140 m. Most abundant in autumn and winter at a depth of about 100 m (Ref. 2058).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 26 June 2020 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 30.04.98
Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 15.05.14

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