Icelinus filamentosus

Alternate names: threadfin sculpin

Author: Gilbert, 1890


Size: to 27 cm

General: First two dorsal spines are elongated.

Geographic Information

Ocean range (global): Western Gulf of Alaska to Cortes Bank and Southern California.

Published depth range: 18 - 1201 m, mostly to 421 m.

Habitat description: Benthic.

Additional Information


Encyclopedia of Life

Tree of Life

World Register of Marine Species

National Center for Biotechnology Information

Eschmeyer, W.N., E.S. Herald, and H. Hammann (1983). A field guide to Pacific coast fishes of North America. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, MA. 336 pp.

Love, M.S. (2011). Certainly more than you want to know about the fishes of the Pacific coast. Really Big Press, Santa Barbara, CA. 649 pp.

Citation: Icelinus filamentosus (Gilbert, 1890) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/ Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2021-03-06.
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