The Eastern Arctic Seas Encyclopedia

2016 Edition
| Editors: Igor S. Zonn, Andrey G. Kostianoy, Aleksandr V. Semenov

Fish and Invertebrates of the Chukchi Sea

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-24237-8_184
Fish and Invertebrates of the Chukchi Sea – in the sea there are approx. 70 species of fish and approx. 30 species of invertebrates. See the list below:
  • Fish: Asian arrow-toothed flounder (Atheresthes evermanni), American arrow-toothed flounder (Atheresthes stomias), Arctic sculpin (Myoxocephalus scorpioides), Arctic staghorn sculpin (Gymnocanthus tricuspis), white-bellied lord (Hemilepidotus jordani), warty sculpin (Mуoxocephalus verrucosus), brown mackerel (Hexagrammos octogrammus), goby butterfly (Melletes papilio), raven sculpin (Hemitripterus villosus), two-horned east itsel (Icelus spatula), Taranets stone loach (Salvelipus taranetzi), humpback Liparis (Liparis gibbus), salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha), antler goby (Enophrys diceraus), spearnose (Leptagonus decagonus), yellow-bellied flounder (Pleuronectes quadrituberculatus), yellowfin sole (Limanda aspera), starry flounder (Platichthys stellatus), mud snakefish (Anisarchus medius), keta (Oncorhynchus keta), coho (Oncorhynchus kisutch), short-spined sailor fish (Nautichthys pribilovius), Andriyashev lumpfish (Eumicrotremus andriashevi), Fabricius snakefish (Lumpenus fabricii), scaleless small fox (Podothecus veternus), multi-mud sculpin (Myoxocephalus polyacanthocephalus), bearded small fox (Podothecus accipenserinus), soft tadpole sculpins (Psychrolutes paradoxus), sockeye salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka), grey mullet Triglops (Triglops pingelii), Okhotsk Liparis (Liparis ochotepsis), spotted lord (Hemilepidotus gilberti), flathead sculpin (Megalocottus platycephalus), polar flounder (Pleuronectes glacialis), polar lycode (Lycodes polaris), arctic shanny (Stichaeus pupctatus), scanty-toothed lycode (Lycodes rarideps), frogfish (Aptocycus veptricosus), polar cod (Boreogadus saida), rock sole (Lepidopsetta poyxystra), Alaska western char (Salvelinus malma), polar flat-headed flounder (Hippoglossoides robustus), polar four-horned poacher (Hypsagonus quadricornis), Siberian whitefish (Coregonus sardinella), arrow-shaped snakefish (Lumpenus sagitta), Pacific delta smelt (Osmerus mordax dentex), Pacific capelin (Mallotus villosus catervarius), Pacific navaga (Eleginus gracilis), Pacific sand lance (Ammodytes hexapterus), Pacific sleeper shark (Somniosus pacificus), Pacific herring (Spiraea pallasii), Pacific cod (Gadus macrocephalus), Pacific halibut (Hippoglossus stenolepis), Pacific pollock (Theragra chalcogramma), Pacific halibut, black (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides matsuurae), small staghorn sculpin (Gymnocanthus galeatus), big-mouthed sculpin (Ulca bolini), arctic alligator fish (Ulcina olrikii), proboscidea flounder (Myzopsetta proboscidea), chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha), spiny lumpfish (Eumicrotremus orbis), rough hamecon (Artediellus scaber), broad-headed staghorn sculpin (Gymnocanthus detrisus), spinyhead sculpin (Dasycottus setiger), armored skate (Bathyraja parmifera), and Japanese dog poacher (Percis japonica)

  • Invertebrates: snow crab Opilio (Chionoecetes opilio), pentagonal hairy crab (Telmessus cheiragonus), spider crab (Hyas coarctatus alutaceus), kuro shrimp (Argis lar), humpy shrimp (Pandalus goniurus), uneven sculptured shrimp (Sclerocraпgoп boreas), sand shrimp (Crangon septemspinosa), hermit crab (Pagurus sp.), sea urchin (Strongylocentrotus droebachiensis), common sand dollar (Echinarachnius parma), gastropod mollusk (Neptunia sp.), gastropod mollusk (Buccinum sp.), scallops (bivalve) (Chlamys sp.), black Musculus (bivalve) (Musculus niger), lamellibranch (Macoma calcarea), bivalve (cockle) (Serripes sp.), octopus (Octopus sp.), starfish (Ctenodiscus crispatus, Pteraster tesselatus, Leptasterias arctica, Leptasterias polaris), sea cucumber (echinoderm) (Cucumaria sp., Psolus sp.), ascidian (Halocynthia purpurea, Halocynthia aurantium), sea squirts (Boltenia ovifera), brittle stars (Ophiura sarsi), and gorgonias (horn corals) (Gorgonia)

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