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Normanichthys crockeri (Mote sculpin)

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Wikipedia Abstract

Normanichthys crockeri, the mote sculpin, is a ray-finned fish, the only member of the family Normanichthyidae. It is found in tropical South Pacific waters, from Chimbote, Peru, to Isla Mocha, Chile, where it is found at depths from 37 to 200 m (121 to 656 ft). This fish reaches a length of up to 11 cm (4.3 in). Common names for the species in Spanish include camotillo (in Peru) and bacaladillo (in Chile).
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Prey / Diet

Acartia tonsa[1]
Normanichthys crockeri (Mote sculpin)[1]


Lagenorhynchus obscurus (Dusky Dolphin)[2]
Normanichthys crockeri (Mote sculpin)[1]
Pelecanoides garnotii (Peruvian Diving Petrel)[3]
Phocoena spinipinnis (Burmeister's Porpoise)[2]
Sternula lorata (Peruvian Tern)[4]


Chile; China; Humboldt Current; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Southeast; Peru; Peru-Galapagos Waters; Southeast Pacific: Chimbote, Peru to Isla Mocha, Chile.; Southwest Chilean Waters;



Attributes / relations provided by 1Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics. 2PREY OCCURRENCE IN THE STOMACH CONTENTS OF FOUR SMALL CETACEAN SPECIES IN PERU, IGNACIO GARCÍA-GODOS, KOEN VAN WAEREBEEK, JULIO C. REYES, JOANNA ALFARO-SHIGUETO AND MILENA ARIAS-SCHREIBER, LAJAM 6(2): 171-183, December 2007 3DIET OF THE PERUVIAN DIVING PETREL PELECANOIDES GARNOTII AT LA VIEJA ISLAND, PERU, 1997–2000: POTENTIAL FISHERY INTERACTIONS AND CONSERVATION IMPLICATIONS, IGNACIO GARCÍA-GODOS & ELISA GOYA, Marine Ornithology 34: 33–41 (2006) 4BirdLife International (2012) Species factsheet: Sterna lorata. Downloaded from on 10/09/2012.
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