Gymnoclinus cristulatus Gilbert & Burke, 1912
Trident prickleback
Gymnoclinus cristulatus
photo by Nazarkin, M.V.

 Family:  Stichaeidae (Pricklebacks), subfamily: Chirolophinae
 Max. size:  12 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  benthopelagic; depth range 0 - 37 m
 Distribution:  Northwest Pacific: western Aleutian Islands and Commander Islands to Hokkaido.
 Diagnosis:   
 Biology:  Inhabits intertidal areas to depth of about 40 meters, usually in tide pools or shallower than 20 meters (Ref. 51666).
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   
 

 Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 01.05.91
 Modified by: Kesner-Reyes, Kathleen - 03.08.06

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