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Family: Cottidae Sculpins



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Photo by Suzuki, T.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 44 cm TL
Alcichthys elongatus (Steindachner, 1881)

Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Alcichthys elongatus
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 23.6 cm TL

 
Andriashevicottus megacephalus
[Andriyashev largeheaded sculpin]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific

 
Antipodocottus elegans
[Dwarf sculpin]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific.

 
Antipodocottus galatheae
[Galathea sculpin]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific

 
Antipodocottus megalops
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 5.1 cm SL

 
Antipodocottus mesembrinus
[]

Photo by Orlov, A.

North Pacific
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Archistes biseriatus (Gilbert & Burke, 1912)

Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Archistes biseriatus
[Scaled sculpin]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 7.2 cm TL

 
Archistes plumarius
[Plumed sculpin]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 9 cm SL

 
Argyrocottus zanderi
[]

Photo by Orlov, A.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 13.7 cm TL
Artediellichthys nigripinnis (Schmidt, 1937)

Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Artediellichthys nigripinnis
[Blackfin hookear sculpin]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific

 
Artediellina antilope
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 6 cm TL

 
Artedielloides auriculatus
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific

 
Artediellus aporosus
[]

Photo by Byrkjedal, I.

Northwest Atlantic
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Artediellus atlanticus Jordan & Evermann, 1898

Photo by Byrkjedal, I.
 
Artediellus atlanticus
[Atlantic hookear sculpin]

Photo by Orlov, A.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 16.5 cm OT
Artediellus camchaticus Gilbert & Burke, 1912

Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Artediellus camchaticus
[]

Photo by Suzuki, T.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Artediellus dydymovi Soldatov, 1915

Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Artediellus dydymovi
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 6 cm SL

 
Artediellus fuscimentus
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific

 
Artediellus gomojunovi
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific

 
Artediellus ingens
[]
No picture found
North Pacific

 
Artediellus miacanthus
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 4.1 cm SL

 
Artediellus minor
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 9 cm SL

 
Artediellus neyelovi
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 9 cm TL

 
Artediellus ochotensis
[]

Photo by Bull. U.S. Bur. Fish.

North Pacific
Max. Length 5.7 cm TL
Artediellus pacificus Gilbert, 1896

Photo by Bull. U.S. Bur. Fish.
 
Artediellus pacificus
[Hookhorn sculpin]

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

Northeast Atlantic
Max. Length 8.4 cm TL
Artediellus scaber Knipowitsch, 1907

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Artediellus scaber
[Hamecon]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific

 
Artediellus schmidti
[]

Photo by Armesto, A.

Northwest Atlantic
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Artediellus uncinatus (Reinhardt, 1834)

Photo by Armesto, A.
 
Artediellus uncinatus
[Arctic hookear sculpin]

Photo by Gotshall, D.W.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Artedius corallinus (Hubbs, 1926)

Photo by Gotshall, D.W.
 
Artedius corallinus
[Coralline sculpin]

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Artedius fenestralis Jordan & Gilbert, 1883

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Artedius fenestralis
[Padded sculpin]

Photo by Valkenier - Pope, C.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Artedius harringtoni (Starks, 1896)

Photo by Valkenier - Pope, C.
 
Artedius harringtoni
[Scalyhead sculpin]

Photo by Grossman, P.C.

North Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Artedius lateralis (Girard, 1854)

Photo by Grossman, P.C.
 
Artedius lateralis
[Smoothhead sculpin]

Photo by Fritzsche, R.A./J.W. Cavanagh

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Artedius notospilotus Girard, 1856

Photo by Fritzsche, R.A./J.W. Cavanagh
 
Artedius notospilotus
[Bonehead sculpin]

Photo by Hopkins Seaside Laboratory

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Ascelichthys rhodorus Jordan & Gilbert, 1880

Photo by Hopkins Seaside Laboratory
 
Ascelichthys rhodorus
[Rosylip sculpin]

Photo by Nichols, J.

Northeast Pacific
Max. Length 7.6 cm TL
Asemichthys taylori Gilbert, 1912

Photo by Nichols, J.
 
Asemichthys taylori
[Spinynose sculpin]

Photo by Suzuki, T.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 5 cm SL
Astrocottus leprops Bolin, 1936

Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Astrocottus leprops
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 5 cm SL

 
Astrocottus matsubarae
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 5 cm SL

 
Astrocottus oyamai
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 4.2 cm SL

 
Astrocottus regulus
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 3 cm SL

 
Atopocottus tribranchius
[]

Photo by Markevich, A.I.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Bero elegans (Steindachner, 1881)

Photo by Markevich, A.I.
 
Bero elegans
[]
No picture found
North Pacific
Max. Length 18.9 cm SL

 
Bolinia euryptera
[]

Photo by Nichols, J.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 23 cm TL
Chitonotus pugetensis (Steindachner, 1876)

Photo by Nichols, J.
 
Chitonotus pugetensis
[Roughback sculpin]
No picture found
Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 6.4 cm TL

 
Clinocottus acuticeps
[Sharpnose sculpin]

Photo by Love, M.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Clinocottus analis (Girard, 1858)

Photo by Love, M.
 
Clinocottus analis
[Woolly sculpin]

Photo by Hopkins Seaside Laboratory

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Clinocottus embryum (Jordan & Starks, 1895)

Photo by Hopkins Seaside Laboratory
 
Clinocottus embryum
[Calico sculpin]

Photo by JJPhoto

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 19 cm TL
Clinocottus globiceps (Girard, 1858)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Clinocottus globiceps
[Mosshead sculpin]
No picture found
Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm TL

 
Clinocottus recalvus
[Bald sculpin]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm SL

 
Cottiusculus gonez
[]
No picture found
Northwestern Pacific
Max. Length 7.8 cm SL

 
Cottiusculus nihonkaiensis
[]

Photo by Suzuki, T.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Cottiusculus schmidti Jordan & Starks, 1904

Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Cottiusculus schmidti
[]

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

North America
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Cottus aleuticus Gilbert, 1896

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Cottus aleuticus
[Coastrange sculpin]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 8.1 cm TL

 
Cottus altaicus
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 20.8 cm TL

 
Cottus amblystomopsis
[Sakhalin sculpin]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North America
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Cottus asper Richardson, 1836

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Cottus asper
[Prickly sculpin]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 9.6 cm TL

 
Cottus asperrimus
[Rough sculpin]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 10 cm SL

 
Cottus aturi
[Chabot du Béarn]

Photo by N. Burkhead & R. Jenkins, courtesy of VDGIF

North America
Max. Length 8.4 cm TL
Cottus baileyi Robins, 1961

Photo by N. Burkhead & R. Jenkins, courtesy of VDGIF
 
Cottus baileyi
[Black sculpin]

Photo by N. Burkhead & R. Jenkins, courtesy of VDGIF

North America
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Cottus bairdii Girard, 1850

Photo by N. Burkhead & R. Jenkins, courtesy of VDGIF
 
Cottus bairdii
[Mottled sculpin]

Photo by Ribeiro, F.

North America
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Cottus beldingii Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1891

Photo by Ribeiro, F.
 
Cottus beldingii
[Paiute sculpin]
No picture found
North America

 
Cottus bendirei
[]

Photo by Gratwicke, B.

North America
Max. Length 6.3 cm SL
Cottus caeruleomentum Kinziger, Raesly & Neely, 2000

Photo by Gratwicke, B.
 
Cottus caeruleomentum
[Blue Ridge sculpin]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North America
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Cottus carolinae (Gill, 1861)

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Cottus carolinae
[Banded sculpin]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 8.5 cm SL

 
Cottus chattahoochee
[]

Photo by Scarola, J.F.

North America
Max. Length 12.1 cm TL
Cottus cognatus Richardson, 1836

Photo by Scarola, J.F.
 
Cottus cognatus
[Slimy sculpin]

Photo by Eakins, R.

North America
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Cottus confusus Bailey & Bond, 1963

Photo by Eakins, R.
 
Cottus confusus
[Shorthead sculpin]

Photo by Kim, I.-S.

Asia
Max. Length 19.5 cm TL
Cottus czerskii Berg, 1913

Photo by Kim, I.-S.
 
Cottus czerskii
[Cherskii's sculpin]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 10 cm SL

 
Cottus duranii
[Chabot d'Auvergne]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 11.4 cm TL

 
Cottus dzungaricus
[]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 9.2 cm SL

 
Cottus echinatus
[Utah Lake sculpin]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 13 cm TL

 
Cottus extensus
[Bear Lake sculpin]

Photo by N. Burkhead & R. Jenkins, courtesy of VDGIF

North America
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Cottus girardi Robins, 1961

Photo by N. Burkhead & R. Jenkins, courtesy of VDGIF
 
Cottus girardi
[Potomac sculpin]

Photo by Kohout, J.

Europe
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Cottus gobio Linnaeus, 1758

Photo by Kohout, J.
 
Cottus gobio
[Bullhead]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 6.3 cm SL

 
Cottus gratzianowi
[]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 9 cm TL

 
Cottus greenei
[Shoshone sculpin]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 11 cm TL

 
Cottus gulosus
[Riffle sculpin]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 10 cm SL

 
Cottus haemusi
[]

Photo by Miyahara, H.

Asia
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Cottus hangiongensis Mori, 1930

Photo by Miyahara, H.
 
Cottus hangiongensis
[]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 10.5 cm SL

 
Cottus hispaniolensis
[Chabot des Pyrénées]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 11.2 cm SL

 
Cottus hubbsi
[]

Photo by Tumlison, R.

North America
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Cottus hypselurus Robins & Robison, 1985

Photo by Tumlison, R.
 
Cottus hypselurus
[Ozark sculpin]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 9 cm SL

 
Cottus immaculatus
[Knobfin sculpin]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 11 cm SL

 
Cottus kanawhae
[]

Photo by Suzuki, T.

Asia
Max. Length 30 cm SL
Cottus kazika Jordan & Starks, 1904

Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Cottus kazika
[Fourspine sculpin]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 9 cm TL

 
Cottus klamathensis
[Marbled sculpin]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 9.9 cm SL

 
Cottus kolymensis
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 8.2 cm TL

 
Cottus koreanus
[]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 10 cm SL

 
Cottus koshewnikowi
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 9.1 cm TL

 
Cottus kuznetzovi
[]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 11 cm TL

 
Cottus leiopomus
[Wood River sculpin]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 13 cm TL

 
Cottus marginatus
[Margined sculpin]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 9.7 cm SL

 
Cottus metae
[]

Photo by Freyhof, J.

Europe
Max. Length 10.1 cm SL
Cottus microstomus Heckel, 1837

Photo by Freyhof, J.
 
Cottus microstomus
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 6.9 cm TL

 
Cottus nasalis
[Tubenose sculpin]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 15 cm SL

 
Cottus nozawae
[]

Photo by Burkhead, N.

North America
Max. Length 4.5 cm TL
Cottus paulus Williams, 2000

Photo by Burkhead, N.
 
Cottus paulus
[Pygmy sculpin]

Photo by Freyhof, J.

Europe
Max. Length 13.4 cm TL
Cottus perifretum Freyhof, Kottelat & Nolte, 2005

Photo by Freyhof, J.
 
Cottus perifretum
[Chabot fluviatile]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North America
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Cottus perplexus Gilbert & Evermann, 1894

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Cottus perplexus
[Reticulate sculpin]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 6.4 cm SL

 
Cottus petiti
[Chabot du Lez]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 13 cm TL

 
Cottus pitensis
[Pit sculpin]

Photo by Sediva, A.

Europe and Asia
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Cottus poecilopus Heckel, 1837

Photo by Sediva, A.
 
Cottus poecilopus
[Alpine bullhead]

Photo by Suzuki, T.

Asia
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Cottus pollux Günther, 1873

Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Cottus pollux
[Japanese fluvial sculpin]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 7 cm TL

 
Cottus princeps
[Klamath Lake sculpin]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 12 cm SL

 
Cottus reinii
[]

Photo by Freyhof, J.

Europe
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Cottus rhenanus Freyhof, Kottelat & Nolte, 2005

Photo by Freyhof, J.
 
Cottus rhenanus
[Chabot de Rhénanie]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 15.5 cm TL

 
Cottus rhotheus
[Torrent sculpin]

Photo by Lyons, J.

North America
Max. Length 13.4 cm TL
Cottus ricei (Nelson, 1876)

Photo by Lyons, J.
 
Cottus ricei
[Spoonhead sculpin]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 8 cm SL

 
Cottus rondeleti
[Chabot de l'Hérault]
No picture found
Europe

 
Cottus sabaudicus
[]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 6.0 cm SL

 
Cottus scaturigo
[]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 9.9 cm SL

 
Cottus schitsuumsh
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 15 cm TL

 
Cottus sibiricus
[Siberian sculpin]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 10.3 cm SL

 
Cottus specus
[Grotto sculpin]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 10.3 cm TL

 
Cottus spinulosus
[Turkestan sculpin]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 8.2 cm SL

 
Cottus szanaga
[]

Photo by Drummond, J.

North America
Max. Length 7.7 cm SL
Cottus tallapoosae Neely, Williams & Mayden, 2007

Photo by Drummond, J.
 
Cottus tallapoosae
[]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 9 cm TL

 
Cottus tenuis
[Slender sculpin]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 9.7 cm SL

 
Cottus transsilvaniae
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 13 cm SL

 
Cottus volki
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 3 cm SL

 
Daruma sagamia
[]

Photo by Nichols, J.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 37 cm TL
Enophrys bison (Girard, 1854)

Photo by Nichols, J.
 
Enophrys bison
[Buffalo sculpin]

Photo by Schories, D.

North Pacific
Max. Length 32 cm TL
Enophrys diceraus (Pallas, 1787)

Photo by Schories, D.
 
Enophrys diceraus
[Antlered sculpin]

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

North Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Enophrys lucasi (Jordan & Gilbert, 1898)

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Enophrys lucasi
[Leister sculpin]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 17 cm TL

 
Enophrys taurina
[Bull sculpin]

Photo by Suzuki, T.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm SL
Furcina ishikawae Jordan & Starks, 1904

Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Furcina ishikawae
[Ishikawa's sculpin]

Photo by Suzuki, T.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm SL
Furcina osimae Jordan & Starks, 1904

Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Furcina osimae
[]

Photo by Orlov, A.

North Pacific
Max. Length 29 cm SL
Gymnocanthus detrisus Gilbert & Burke, 1912

Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Gymnocanthus detrisus
[]

Photo by Orlov, A.

North Pacific
Max. Length 36 cm TL
Gymnocanthus galeatus Bean, 1881

Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Gymnocanthus galeatus
[Armorhead sculpin]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 42 cm TL

 
Gymnocanthus herzensteini
[]

Photo by Miyahara, H.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 23 cm TL
Gymnocanthus intermedius (Temminck & Schlegel, 1843)

Photo by Miyahara, H.
 
Gymnocanthus intermedius
[]

Photo by Bull. U.S. Bur. Fish.

North Pacific
Max. Length 28 cm TL
Gymnocanthus pistilliger (Pallas, 1814)

Photo by Bull. U.S. Bur. Fish.
 
Gymnocanthus pistilliger
[Threaded sculpin]

Photo by Svensen, R.

Arctic, Northwest to Nort
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Gymnocanthus tricuspis (Reinhardt, 1830)

Photo by Svensen, R.
 
Gymnocanthus tricuspis
[Arctic staghorn sculpin]
No picture found
Eastern Central Atlantic

 
Gymnocanthus vandesandei
[]

Photo by Myoung, J.-G.

North Pacific
Max. Length 36 cm SL
Hemilepidotus gilberti Jordan & Starks, 1904

Photo by Myoung, J.-G.
 
Hemilepidotus gilberti
[Gilbert's Irish Lord]

Photo by Gotshall, D.W.

North Pacific
Max. Length 51 cm TL
Hemilepidotus hemilepidotus (Tilesius, 1811)

Photo by Gotshall, D.W.
 
Hemilepidotus hemilepidotus
[Red Irish lord]

Photo by Orlov, A.

North Pacific
Max. Length 41 cm TL
Hemilepidotus jordani Bean, 1881

Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Hemilepidotus jordani
[Yellow Irish lord]

Photo by Orlov, A.

Arctic
Max. Length 45 cm FL
Hemilepidotus papilio (Bean, 1880)

Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Hemilepidotus papilio
[Butterfly sculpin]

Photo by Bauder, C.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 29 cm TL
Hemilepidotus spinosus Ayres, 1854

Photo by Bauder, C.
 
Hemilepidotus spinosus
[Brown Irish lord]

Photo by Orlov, A.

North Pacific
Max. Length 26 cm TL
Hemilepidotus zapus Gilbert & Burke, 1912

Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Hemilepidotus zapus
[Longfin Irish lord]

Photo by Bull. U.S. Bur. Fish.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 10.2 cm SL
Icelinus borealis Gilbert, 1896

Photo by Bull. U.S. Bur. Fish.
 
Icelinus borealis
[Northern sculpin]

Photo by Bull. U.S. Bur. Fish.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Icelinus burchami Evermann & Goldsborough, 1907

Photo by Bull. U.S. Bur. Fish.
 
Icelinus burchami
[Dusky sculpin]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 8.9 cm TL

 
Icelinus cavifrons
[Pit-head sculpin]

Photo by Bonnet, T.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 27 cm TL
Icelinus filamentosus Gilbert, 1890

Photo by Bonnet, T.
 
Icelinus filamentosus
[Threadfin sculpin]
No picture found
Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 19 cm TL

 
Icelinus fimbriatus
[Fringed sculpin]

Photo by Suzuki, T.

Northwest Pacific

Icelinus japonicus Yabe, Tsumura & Katayama, 1980

Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Icelinus japonicus
[]
No picture found
Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 8.2 cm SL

 
Icelinus limbaughi
[Canyon sculpin]
No picture found
Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm TL

 
Icelinus oculatus
[Frogmouth sculpin]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 4.2 cm SL

 
Icelinus pietschi
[]

Photo by Love, M.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 8.9 cm TL
Icelinus quadriseriatus (Lockington, 1880)

Photo by Love, M.
 
Icelinus quadriseriatus
[Yellowchin sculpin]

Photo by Nichols, J.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Icelinus tenuis Gilbert, 1890

Photo by Nichols, J.
 
Icelinus tenuis
[Spotfin sculpin]

Photo by Orlov, A.

Northwest Pacific

Icelus armatus (Schmidt, 1916)

Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Icelus armatus
[]

Photo by Svensen, E.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 15.7 cm SL
Icelus bicornis (Reinhardt, 1840)

Photo by Svensen, E.
 
Icelus bicornis
[Twohorn sculpin]

Photo by Orlov, A.

North Pacific
Max. Length 21.1 cm TL
Icelus canaliculatus Gilbert, 1896

Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Icelus canaliculatus
[Blacknose sculpin]

Photo by Suzuki, T.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Icelus cataphractus (Pavlenko, 1910)

Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Icelus cataphractus
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 9.2 cm SL

 
Icelus ecornis
[]
No picture found
North Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL

 
Icelus euryops
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm TL

 
Icelus gilberti
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific

 
Icelus mandibularis
[]

Photo by Suzuki, T.

Northwest Pacific

Icelus ochotensis Schmidt, 1927

Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Icelus ochotensis
[]

Photo by Orlov, A.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 15.6 cm TL
Icelus perminovi Taranetz, 1936

Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Icelus perminovi
[Scaly-belly sculpin]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL

 
Icelus rastrinoides
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 5.3 cm SL

 
Icelus sekii
[]

Photo by Byrkjedal, I.

Arctic to Northwest Atlan
Max. Length 21 cm TL
Icelus spatula Gilbert & Burke, 1912

Photo by Byrkjedal, I.
 
Icelus spatula
[Spatulate sculpin]

Photo by Orlov, A.

North Pacific
Max. Length 24 cm TL
Icelus spiniger Gilbert, 1896

Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Icelus spiniger
[Thorny sculpin]

Photo by Suzuki, T.

Northwest Pacific.
Max. Length 12.4 cm SL
Icelus stenosomus Andriashev, 1937

Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Icelus stenosomus
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm SL

 
Icelus toyamensis
[]
No picture found
Northeast Pacific
Max. Length 16 cm TL

 
Icelus uncinalis
[]

Photo by Gotshall, D.W.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Jordania zonope Starks, 1895

Photo by Gotshall, D.W.
 
Jordania zonope
[Longfin sculpin]

Photo by Gotshall, D.W.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Leiocottus hirundo Girard, 1856

Photo by Gotshall, D.W.
 
Leiocottus hirundo
[Lavender sculpin]
No picture found
Asia

 
Lepidobero sinensis
[]

Photo by Nichols, J.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 46 cm TL
Leptocottus armatus Girard, 1854

Photo by Nichols, J.
 
Leptocottus armatus
[Pacific staghorn sculpin]

Photo by Bull. U.S. Bur. Fish.

North Pacific.
Max. Length 42 cm TL
Megalocottus platycephalus (Pallas, 1814)

Photo by Bull. U.S. Bur. Fish.
 
Megalocottus platycephalus
[Belligerent sculpin]
No picture found
Asia

 
Megalocottus taeniopterus
[Southern flathead sculpin]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 20 cm TL

 
Mesocottus haitej
[]

Photo by Rekdal, E.

Northeast Atlantic
Max. Length 7.4 cm SL
Micrenophrys lilljeborgii (Collett, 1875)

Photo by Rekdal, E.
 
Micrenophrys lilljeborgii
[Norway bullhead]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 8.1 cm SL

 
Microcottus matuaensis
[]
No picture found
North Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm TL

 
Microcottus sellaris
[Brightbelly sculpin]

Photo by Flescher, D.

Northwest Atlantic
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Myoxocephalus aenaeus (Mitchill, 1814)

Photo by Flescher, D.
 
Myoxocephalus aenaeus
[Grubby]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 42 cm TL

 
Myoxocephalus brandtii
[]

Photo by Bursch, C.

North Pacific
Max. Length 74 cm TL
Myoxocephalus jaok (Cuvier, 1829)

Photo by Bursch, C.
 
Myoxocephalus jaok
[Plain sculpin]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 24 cm SL

 
Myoxocephalus matsubarai
[]

Photo by Bull. U.S. Bur. Fish.

North Pacific
Max. Length 27 cm TL
Myoxocephalus niger (Bean, 1881)

Photo by Bull. U.S. Bur. Fish.
 
Myoxocephalus niger
[Warthead sculpin]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific

 
Myoxocephalus ochotensis
[]

Photo by Bañón Díaz, R.

Northwest Atlantic
Max. Length 46 cm TL
Myoxocephalus octodecemspinosus (Mitchill, 1814)

Photo by Bañón Díaz, R.
 
Myoxocephalus octodecemspinosus
[Longhorn sculpin]

Photo by Gotshall, D.W.

North Pacific
Max. Length 80 cm TL
Myoxocephalus polyacanthocephalus (Pallas, 1814)

Photo by Gotshall, D.W.
 
Myoxocephalus polyacanthocephalus
[Great sculpin]

Photo by Bull. U.S. Bur. Fish.

Atlantic and Arctic
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Myoxocephalus quadricornis (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Bull. U.S. Bur. Fish.
 
Myoxocephalus quadricornis
[Fourhorn sculpin]

Photo by Bull. U.S. Bur. Fish.

Arctic
Max. Length 22 cm TL
Myoxocephalus scorpioides (Fabricius, 1780)

Photo by Bull. U.S. Bur. Fish.
 
Myoxocephalus scorpioides
[Arctic sculpin]

Photo by Østergaard, T.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Myoxocephalus scorpius (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Østergaard, T.
 
Myoxocephalus scorpius
[Shorthorn sculpin]
No picture found
Asia

 
Myoxocephalus sinensis
[]

Photo by Kim, I.-S.

North Pacific
Max. Length 62 cm FL
Myoxocephalus stelleri Tilesius, 1811

Photo by Kim, I.-S.
 
Myoxocephalus stelleri
[Steller's sculpin]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North America
Max. Length 23 cm TL
Myoxocephalus thompsonii (Girard, 1851)

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Myoxocephalus thompsonii
[Deepwater sculpin]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific

 
Myoxocephalus tuberculatus
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific

 
Myoxocephalus yesoensis
[]

Photo by Suzuki, T.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Ocynectes maschalis Jordan & Starks, 1904

Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Ocynectes maschalis
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm SL

 
Ocynectes modestus
[]

Photo by Bull. U.S. Bur. Fish.

North Pacific
Max. Length 8.9 cm TL
Oligocottus maculosus Girard, 1856

Photo by Bull. U.S. Bur. Fish.
 
Oligocottus maculosus
[Tidepool sculpin]

Photo by Bull. U.S. Bur. Fish.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 6.4 cm TL
Oligocottus rimensis (Greeley, 1899)

Photo by Bull. U.S. Bur. Fish.
 
Oligocottus rimensis
[Saddleback sculpin]
No picture found
Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Oligocottus rubellio
[Rosy sculpin]

Photo by Fritzsche, R.A./J.W. Cavanagh

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 8.9 cm TL
Oligocottus snyderi Greeley, 1898

Photo by Fritzsche, R.A./J.W. Cavanagh
 
Oligocottus snyderi
[Fluffy sculpin]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Orthonopias triacis
[Snubnose sculpin]

Photo by NOAA / NMFS

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Paricelinus hopliticus Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1889

Photo by NOAA / NMFS
 
Paricelinus hopliticus
[Thornback sculpin]
No picture found
Eastern Pacific

 
Phallocottus obtusus
[Spineless sculpin]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 3.8 cm SL

 
Phasmatocottus ctenopterygius
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm SL

 
Porocottus allisi
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific

 
Porocottus camtschaticus
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 7.9 cm SL

 
Porocottus coronatus
[]
No picture found
North Pacific.

 
Porocottus japonicus
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 4.6 cm SL

 
Porocottus leptosomus
[]
No picture found
North Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm TL

 
Porocottus mednius
[Pored sculpin]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific

 
Porocottus minutus
[]
No picture found
North Pacific

 
Porocottus quadrifilis
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm TL

 
Porocottus tentaculatus
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm SL

 
Pseudoblennius argenteus
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm SL

 
Pseudoblennius cottoides
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm SL

 
Pseudoblennius marmoratus
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm SL

 
Pseudoblennius percoides
[Sunrise]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 5.7 cm SL

 
Pseudoblennius totomius
[]

Photo by Suzuki, T.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Pseudoblennius zonostigma Jordan & Starks, 1904

Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Pseudoblennius zonostigma
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm TL

 
Radulinopsis derjavini
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 5.9 cm SL

 
Radulinopsis taranetzi
[]

Photo by Nichols, J.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Radulinus asprellus Gilbert, 1890

Photo by Nichols, J.
 
Radulinus asprellus
[Slim sculpin]
No picture found
Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm TL

 
Radulinus boleoides
[Darter sculpin]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 6.4 cm TL

 
Radulinus vinculus
[Smoothgum sculpin]

Photo by Bull. U.S. Bur. Fish.

Northeast Pacific
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Rastrinus scutiger (Bean, 1890)

Photo by Bull. U.S. Bur. Fish.
 
Rastrinus scutiger
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific

 
Ricuzenius nudithorax
[]

Photo by Suzuki, T.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 6 cm SL
Ricuzenius pinetorum Jordan & Starks, 1904

Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Ricuzenius pinetorum
[]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 7.6 cm TL

 
Ruscarius creaseri
[Roughcheek sculpin]

Photo by Hopkins Seaside Laboratory

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 5.9 cm TL
Ruscarius meanyi Jordan & Starks, 1895

Photo by Hopkins Seaside Laboratory
 
Ruscarius meanyi
[Puget Sound sculpin]

Photo by Love, M.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 99 cm TL
Scorpaenichthys marmoratus (Ayres, 1854)

Photo by Love, M.
 
Scorpaenichthys marmoratus
[Cabezon]

Photo by Bull. U.S. Bur. Fish.

North Pacific

Sigmistes caulias Rutter, 1898

Photo by Bull. U.S. Bur. Fish.
 
Sigmistes caulias
[Kelp sculpin]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 4.3 cm SL

 
Sigmistes smithi
[Arched sculpin]
No picture found
North Pacific

 
Stelgistrum beringianum
[]
No picture found
Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 5.1 cm SL

 
Stelgistrum concinnum
[Largeplate sculpin]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 9 cm TL

 
Stelgistrum stejnegeri
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific

 
Stlengis distoechus
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm SL

 
Stlengis misakia
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 4 cm SL

 
Stlengis osensis
[]

Photo by Nichols, J.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Synchirus gilli Bean, 1890

Photo by Nichols, J.
 
Synchirus gilli
[Manacled sculpin]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm SL

 
Taurocottus bergii
[]

Photo by Salesjö, A.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 25 cm SL
Taurulus bubalis (Euphrasen, 1786)

Photo by Salesjö, A.
 
Taurulus bubalis
[Longspined bullhead]

Photo by Orlov, A.

North Pacific
Max. Length 14.5 cm TL
Thyriscus anoplus Gilbert & Burke, 1912

Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Thyriscus anoplus
[]

Photo by Islam, Md. S.

Asia
Max. Length 14 cm NG
Trachidermus fasciatus Heckel, 1837

Photo by Islam, Md. S.
 
Trachidermus fasciatus
[Roughskin sculpin]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 22.5 cm TL

 
Trichocottus brashnikovi
[Hairhead sculpin]

Photo by Pietsch, T.W.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 15.5 cm SL
Triglops dorothy Pietsch & Orr, 2006

Photo by Pietsch, T.W.
 
Triglops dorothy
[Dorothy's sculpin]

Photo by Bull. U.S. Bur. Fish.

North Pacific
Max. Length 28 cm FL
Triglops forficatus (Gilbert, 1896)

Photo by Bull. U.S. Bur. Fish.
 
Triglops forficatus
[Scissortail sculpin]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 16.8 cm SL

 
Triglops jordani
[Jordan's sculpin]

Photo by Bull. U.S. Bur. Fish.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 26.4 cm SL
Triglops macellus (Bean, 1884)

Photo by Bull. U.S. Bur. Fish.
 
Triglops macellus
[Roughspine sculpin]
No picture found
North Pacific
Max. Length 16.7 cm SL

 
Triglops metopias
[Alaskan sculpin]

Photo by Svensen, R.

North Atlantic
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Triglops murrayi Günther, 1888

Photo by Svensen, R.
 
Triglops murrayi
[Moustache sculpin]

Photo by Armesto, A.

North Atlantic
Max. Length 20 cm NG
Triglops nybelini Jensen, 1944

Photo by Armesto, A.
 
Triglops nybelini
[Bigeye sculpin]

Photo by Svensen, E.

Arctic
Max. Length 20.2 cm SL
Triglops pingelii Reinhardt, 1837

Photo by Svensen, E.
 
Triglops pingelii
[Ribbed sculpin]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Alcichthys elongatus Northwest Pacific 44 TL 1881
Andriashevicottus megacephalus Andriyashev largeheaded sculpin Northwest Pacific 23.6 TL 1990
Antipodocottus elegans Dwarf sculpin Southwest Pacific 1984
Antipodocottus galatheae Galathea sculpin Southwest Pacific. 1952
Antipodocottus megalops Southwest Pacific 1969
Antipodocottus mesembrinus Western Pacific 5.1 SL 1983
Archistes biseriatus Scaled sculpin North Pacific 17 TL 1912
Archistes plumarius Plumed sculpin Northwest Pacific 7.2 TL 1898
Argyrocottus zanderi Northwest Pacific 9 SL 1892
Artediellichthys nigripinnis Blackfin hookear sculpin Pacific Ocean 13.7 TL 1937
Artediellina antilope Northwest Pacific 1937
Artedielloides auriculatus Northwest Pacific 6 TL 1922
Artediellus aporosus Northwest Pacific 1922
Artediellus atlanticus Atlantic hookear sculpin Northwest Atlantic 15 SL 1898
Artediellus camchaticus Northwest Pacific 16.5 OT 1912
Artediellus dydymovi Northwest Pacific 8 TL 1915
Artediellus fuscimentus Northwest Pacific 6 SL 1986
Artediellus gomojunovi Western Pacific 1933
Artediellus ingens Northwest Pacific 1986
Artediellus miacanthus North Pacific 1912
Artediellus minor Northwest Pacific 4.1 SL 1958
Artediellus neyelovi Northwest Pacific 9 SL 1994
Artediellus ochotensis Northwest Pacific 9 TL 1912
Artediellus pacificus Hookhorn sculpin North Pacific 5.7 TL 1896
Artediellus scaber Hamecon Northeast Atlantic 8.4 TL 1907
Artediellus schmidti Northwest Pacific 1915
Artediellus uncinatus Arctic hookear sculpin Northwest Atlantic 10 TL 1834
Artedius corallinus Coralline sculpin Eastern Pacific 14 TL 1926
Artedius fenestralis Padded sculpin Eastern Pacific 14 TL 1883
Artedius harringtoni Scalyhead sculpin Eastern Pacific 10 TL 1896
Artedius lateralis Smoothhead sculpin North Pacific 14 TL 1854
Artedius notospilotus Bonehead sculpin Eastern Pacific 25 TL 1856
Ascelichthys rhodorus Rosylip sculpin Eastern Pacific 15 TL 1880
Asemichthys taylori Spinynose sculpin Northeast Pacific 7.6 TL 1912
Astrocottus leprops Northwest Pacific 5 SL 1936
Astrocottus matsubarae Northwest Pacific 5 SL 1942
Astrocottus oyamai Northwest Pacific 5 SL 1958
Astrocottus regulus Northwest Pacific 4.2 SL 2008
Atopocottus tribranchius Northwest Pacific 3 SL 1936
Bero elegans Northwest Pacific 20 TL 1881
Bolinia euryptera North Pacific 18.9 SL 1991
Chitonotus pugetensis Roughback sculpin Eastern Pacific 23 TL 1876
Clinocottus acuticeps Sharpnose sculpin Eastern Pacific 6.4 TL 1896
Clinocottus analis Woolly sculpin Eastern Central Pacific 18 TL 1858
Clinocottus embryum Calico sculpin Eastern Pacific 7 TL 1895
Clinocottus globiceps Mosshead sculpin Eastern Pacific 19 TL 1858
Clinocottus recalvus Bald sculpin Eastern Pacific 13 TL 1899
Cottiusculus gonez Northwest Pacific 10 SL 1904
Cottiusculus nihonkaiensis Northwestern Pacific 7.8 SL 2009
Cottiusculus schmidti Northwest Pacific 10 TL 1904
Cottus aleuticus Coastrange sculpin North America 17 TL 1896
Cottus altaicus Asia 8.1 TL 1899
Cottus amblystomopsis Sakhalin sculpin Asia 20.8 TL 1904
Cottus asper Prickly sculpin North America 30 TL 1836
Cottus asperrimus Rough sculpin North America 9.6 TL 1908
Cottus aturi Chabot du Béarn Europe 10 SL 2005
Cottus baileyi Black sculpin North America 8.4 TL 1961
Cottus bairdii Mottled sculpin North America 15 TL 1850
Cottus beldingii Paiute sculpin North America 13 TL 1891
Cottus bendirei North America 1881
Cottus caeruleomentum Blue Ridge sculpin North America 6.3 SL 2000
Cottus carolinae Banded sculpin North America 18 TL 1861
Cottus chattahoochee North America 8.5 SL 2007
Cottus cognatus Slimy sculpin North America 12.1 TL 1836
Cottus confusus Shorthead sculpin North America 15 TL 1963
Cottus czerskii Cherskii's sculpin Asia 19.5 TL 1913
Cottus duranii Chabot d'Auvergne Europe 10 SL 2005
Cottus dzungaricus Asia 11.4 TL 2006
Cottus echinatus Utah Lake sculpin North America 9.2 SL 1963
Cottus extensus Bear Lake sculpin North America 13 TL 1963
Cottus girardi Potomac sculpin North America 14 TL 1961
Cottus gobio Bullhead Europe 18 TL 1758
Cottus gratzianowi Europe 6.3 SL 2015
Cottus greenei Shoshone sculpin North America 9 TL 1898
Cottus gulosus Riffle sculpin North America 11 TL 1854
Cottus haemusi Europe 10 SL 1986
Cottus hangiongensis Asia 15 SL 1930
Cottus hispaniolensis Chabot des Pyrénées Europe 10.5 SL 1964
Cottus hubbsi North America 11.2 SL 1949
Cottus hypselurus Ozark sculpin North America 14 TL 1985
Cottus immaculatus Knobfin sculpin North America 9 SL 2010
Cottus kanawhae North America 11 SL 2005
Cottus kazika Fourspine sculpin Asia 30 SL 1904
Cottus klamathensis Marbled sculpin North America 9 TL 1898
Cottus kolymensis Asia 9.9 SL 2012
Cottus koreanus Asia 8.2 TL 2005
Cottus koshewnikowi Europe 10 SL 1907
Cottus kuznetzovi Asia 9.1 TL 1903
Cottus leiopomus Wood River sculpin North America 11 TL 1894
Cottus marginatus Margined sculpin North America 13 TL 1881
Cottus metae Europe 9.7 SL 2005
Cottus microstomus Europe 10.1 SL 1837
Cottus nasalis Tubenose sculpin Asia 6.9 TL 1933
Cottus nozawae Asia 15 SL 1911
Cottus paulus Pygmy sculpin North America 4.5 TL 2000
Cottus perifretum Chabot fluviatile Europe 13.4 TL 2005
Cottus perplexus Reticulate sculpin North America 10 TL 1894
Cottus petiti Chabot du Lez Europe 6.4 SL 1964
Cottus pitensis Pit sculpin North America 13 TL 1963
Cottus poecilopus Alpine bullhead Europe and Asia 15 SL 1837
Cottus pollux Japanese fluvial sculpin Asia 15 SL 1873
Cottus princeps Klamath Lake sculpin North America 7 TL 1898
Cottus reinii Asia 12 SL 1879
Cottus rhenanus Chabot de Rhénanie Europe 10 SL 2005
Cottus rhotheus Torrent sculpin North America 15.5 TL 1882
Cottus ricei Spoonhead sculpin North America 13.4 TL 1876
Cottus rondeleti Chabot de l'Hérault Europe 8 SL 2005
Cottus sabaudicus Europe 2009
Cottus scaturigo Europe 6.0 SL 2005
Cottus schitsuumsh North America 9.9 SL 2014
Cottus sibiricus Siberian sculpin Asia 15 TL 1889
Cottus specus Grotto sculpin North America 10.3 SL 2013
Cottus spinulosus Turkestan sculpin Asia 10.3 TL 1872
Cottus szanaga Asia 8.2 SL 1869
Cottus tallapoosae North America 7.7 SL 2007
Cottus tenuis Slender sculpin North America 9 TL 1898
Cottus transsilvaniae Europe 9.7 SL 2005
Cottus volki Asia 13 SL 1933
Daruma sagamia Northwest Pacific 3 SL 1904
Enophrys bison Buffalo sculpin Eastern Pacific 37 TL 1854
Enophrys diceraus Antlered sculpin North Pacific 32 TL 1787
Enophrys lucasi Leister sculpin North Pacific 20 TL 1898
Enophrys taurina Bull sculpin Eastern Central Pacific 17 TL 1914
Furcina ishikawae Ishikawa's sculpin Northwest Pacific 8 SL 1904
Furcina osimae Northwest Pacific 8 SL 1904
Gymnocanthus detrisus North Pacific 29 SL 1912
Gymnocanthus galeatus Armorhead sculpin North Pacific 36 TL 1881
Gymnocanthus herzensteini Northwest Pacific 42 TL 1904
Gymnocanthus intermedius Northwest Pacific 23 TL 1843
Gymnocanthus pistilliger Threaded sculpin North Pacific 28 TL 1814
Gymnocanthus tricuspis Arctic staghorn sculpin Arctic, Northwest to Nort 30 TL 1830
Gymnocanthus vandesandei Eastern Central Atlantic 1949
Hemilepidotus gilberti Gilbert's Irish Lord North Pacific 36 SL 1904
Hemilepidotus hemilepidotus Red Irish lord North Pacific 51 TL 1811
Hemilepidotus jordani Yellow Irish lord North Pacific 41 TL 1881
Hemilepidotus papilio Butterfly sculpin Arctic 45 FL 1880
Hemilepidotus spinosus Brown Irish lord Eastern Pacific 29 TL 1854
Hemilepidotus zapus Longfin Irish lord North Pacific 26 TL 1912
Icelinus borealis Northern sculpin Eastern Pacific 10.2 SL 1896
Icelinus burchami Dusky sculpin Eastern Pacific 13 TL 1907
Icelinus cavifrons Pit-head sculpin Eastern Central Pacific 8.9 TL 1890
Icelinus filamentosus Threadfin sculpin Eastern Pacific 27 TL 1890
Icelinus fimbriatus Fringed sculpin Eastern Pacific 19 TL 1890
Icelinus japonicus Northwest Pacific 1980
Icelinus limbaughi Canyon sculpin Eastern Pacific 8.2 SL 2004
Icelinus oculatus Frogmouth sculpin Eastern Pacific 18 TL 1890
Icelinus pietschi Northwest Pacific 4.2 SL 2001
Icelinus quadriseriatus Yellowchin sculpin Eastern Central Pacific 8.9 TL 1880
Icelinus tenuis Spotfin sculpin Eastern Pacific 14 TL 1890
Icelus armatus Northwest Pacific 1916
Icelus bicornis Twohorn sculpin Western Atlantic 15.7 SL 1840
Icelus canaliculatus Blacknose sculpin North Pacific 21.1 TL 1896
Icelus cataphractus Northwest Pacific 30 TL 1910
Icelus ecornis Northwest Pacific 9.2 SL 1996
Icelus euryops North Pacific 15 TL 1890
Icelus gilberti Northwest Pacific 11 TL 1936
Icelus mandibularis Northwest Pacific 1983
Icelus ochotensis Northwest Pacific 1927
Icelus perminovi Scaly-belly sculpin Northwest Pacific 15.6 TL 1936
Icelus rastrinoides Northwest Pacific 12 TL 1936
Icelus sekii Northwest Pacific 5.3 SL 2006
Icelus spatula Spatulate sculpin Arctic to Northwest Atlan 21 TL 1912
Icelus spiniger Thorny sculpin North Pacific 24 TL 1896
Icelus stenosomus Northwest Pacific. 12.4 SL 1937
Icelus toyamensis Northwest Pacific 13 SL 1951
Icelus uncinalis Northeast Pacific 16 TL 1912
Jordania zonope Longfin sculpin Eastern Pacific 15 TL 1895
Leiocottus hirundo Lavender sculpin Eastern Central Pacific 25 TL 1856
Lepidobero sinensis Asia 1992
Leptocottus armatus Pacific staghorn sculpin Eastern Pacific 46 TL 1854
Megalocottus platycephalus Belligerent sculpin North Pacific. 42 TL 1814
Megalocottus taeniopterus Southern flathead sculpin Asia 1868
Mesocottus haitej Asia 20 TL 1869
Micrenophrys lilljeborgii Norway bullhead Northeast Atlantic 7.4 SL 1875
Microcottus matuaensis Northwest Pacific 8.1 SL 2003
Microcottus sellaris Brightbelly sculpin North Pacific 13 TL 1896
Myoxocephalus aenaeus Grubby Northwest Atlantic 18 TL 1814
Myoxocephalus brandtii Northwest Pacific 42 TL 1867
Myoxocephalus jaok Plain sculpin North Pacific 74 TL 1829
Myoxocephalus matsubarai Northwest Pacific 24 SL 1958
Myoxocephalus niger Warthead sculpin North Pacific 27 TL 1881
Myoxocephalus ochotensis Northwest Pacific 1929
Myoxocephalus octodecemspinosus Longhorn sculpin Northwest Atlantic 46 TL 1814
Myoxocephalus polyacanthocephalus Great sculpin North Pacific 80 TL 1814
Myoxocephalus quadricornis Fourhorn sculpin Atlantic and Arctic 60 TL 1758
Myoxocephalus scorpioides Arctic sculpin Arctic 22 TL 1780
Myoxocephalus scorpius Shorthorn sculpin Eastern Atlantic 60 TL 1758
Myoxocephalus sinensis Asia 1873
Myoxocephalus stelleri Steller's sculpin North Pacific 62 FL 1811
Myoxocephalus thompsonii Deepwater sculpin North America 23 TL 1851
Myoxocephalus tuberculatus Northwest Pacific 1922
Myoxocephalus yesoensis Northwest Pacific 1911
Ocynectes maschalis Northwest Pacific 10 SL 1904
Ocynectes modestus Northwest Pacific 7 SL 1911
Oligocottus maculosus Tidepool sculpin North Pacific 8.9 TL 1856
Oligocottus rimensis Saddleback sculpin Eastern Pacific 6.4 TL 1899
Oligocottus rubellio Rosy sculpin Eastern Pacific 10 TL 1899
Oligocottus snyderi Fluffy sculpin Eastern Pacific 8.9 TL 1898
Orthonopias triacis Snubnose sculpin Eastern Central Pacific 10 TL 1911
Paricelinus hopliticus Thornback sculpin Eastern Pacific 20 TL 1889
Phallocottus obtusus Spineless sculpin Eastern Pacific 1938
Phasmatocottus ctenopterygius Northwest Pacific 3.8 SL 1936
Porocottus allisi Northwest Pacific 7 SL 1904
Porocottus camtschaticus Northwest Pacific 1916
Porocottus coronatus Northwest Pacific 7.9 SL 1992
Porocottus japonicus North Pacific. 1935
Porocottus leptosomus Northwest Pacific 4.6 SL 2002
Porocottus mednius Pored sculpin North Pacific 7 TL 1898
Porocottus minutus Northwest Pacific 1814
Porocottus quadrifilis North Pacific 1859
Porocottus tentaculatus Northwest Pacific 8 TL 1868
Pseudoblennius argenteus Northwest Pacific 7 SL 1887
Pseudoblennius cottoides Northwest Pacific 13 SL 1848
Pseudoblennius marmoratus Northwest Pacific 11 SL 1884
Pseudoblennius percoides Sunrise Northwest Pacific 18 SL 1861
Pseudoblennius totomius Northwest Pacific 5.7 SL 1904
Pseudoblennius zonostigma Northwest Pacific 12 SL 1904
Radulinopsis derjavini Northwest Pacific 7 TL 1930
Radulinopsis taranetzi Northwest Pacific 5.9 SL 2001
Radulinus asprellus Slim sculpin Eastern Pacific 15 TL 1890
Radulinus boleoides Darter sculpin Eastern Pacific 14 TL 1898
Radulinus vinculus Smoothgum sculpin Eastern Central Pacific 6.4 TL 1950
Rastrinus scutiger Northeast Pacific 16 TL 1890
Ricuzenius nudithorax Northwest Pacific 1936
Ricuzenius pinetorum Northwest Pacific 6 SL 1904
Ruscarius creaseri Roughcheek sculpin Eastern Central Pacific 7.6 TL 1926
Ruscarius meanyi Puget Sound sculpin Eastern Pacific 5.9 TL 1895
Scorpaenichthys marmoratus Cabezon Eastern Pacific 99 TL 1854
Sigmistes caulias Kelp sculpin North Pacific 1898
Sigmistes smithi Arched sculpin Northwest Pacific 4.3 SL 1938
Stelgistrum beringianum North Pacific 1912
Stelgistrum concinnum Largeplate sculpin Pacific Ocean 5.1 SL 1935
Stelgistrum stejnegeri Northwest Pacific 9 TL 1898
Stlengis distoechus Northwest Pacific 1936
Stlengis misakia Northwest Pacific 8 SL 1904
Stlengis osensis Northwest Pacific 4 SL 1904
Synchirus gilli Manacled sculpin Eastern Pacific 7 TL 1890
Taurocottus bergii Northwest Pacific 20 SL 1915
Taurulus bubalis Longspined bullhead Eastern Atlantic 25 SL 1786
Thyriscus anoplus North Pacific 14.5 TL 1912
Trachidermus fasciatus Roughskin sculpin Asia 14 NG 1837
Trichocottus brashnikovi Hairhead sculpin Northwest Pacific 22.5 TL 1915
Triglops dorothy Dorothy's sculpin Northwest Pacific 15.5 SL 2006
Triglops forficatus Scissortail sculpin North Pacific 28 FL 1896
Triglops jordani Jordan's sculpin Northwest Pacific 16.8 SL 1904
Triglops macellus Roughspine sculpin Eastern Pacific 26.4 SL 1884
Triglops metopias Alaskan sculpin North Pacific 16.7 SL 1912
Triglops murrayi Moustache sculpin North Atlantic 20 SL 1888
Triglops nybelini Bigeye sculpin North Atlantic 20 NG 1944
Triglops pingelii Ribbed sculpin Arctic 20.2 SL 1837



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