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Family: Abyssocottidae Deep-water sculpins



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Abyssocottus elochini Asia 1955
Abyssocottus gibbosus Asia 14 TL 1906
Abyssocottus korotneffi Asia 13.2 TL 1906
Asprocottus abyssalis Asia 1955
Asprocottus herzensteini Herzenstein's rough sculpin Asia 11.5 TL 1906
Asprocottus intermedius Asia 1955
Asprocottus korjakovi Asia 2001
Asprocottus minor Asia 2001
Asprocottus parmiferus Asia 1955
Asprocottus platycephalus Asia 10.5 TL 1955
Asprocottus pulcher Asia 1955
Cottinella boulengeri Short-headed sculpin Asia 12.2 TL 1906
Cyphocottus eurystomus Asia 1955
Cyphocottus megalops Asia 16.5 TL 1902
Limnocottus bergianus Asia 22.5 TL 1935
Limnocottus godlewskii Asia 19 TL 1874
Limnocottus griseus Asia 1955
Limnocottus pallidus Asia 14.6 SL 1948
Neocottus thermalis Asia 2002
Neocottus werestschagini Asia 9.8 TL 1935
Procottus gotoi Asia 2001
Procottus gurwicii Dwarf sculpins Asia 6.2 TL 1946
Procottus jeittelesii Red sculpin Asia 28 TL 1874
Procottus major Asia 16.7 TL 1949



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