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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Scorpaeniformes
Family: Cottocomephoridae Bighead sculpins



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9 species (see list below)

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Asia
Max. Length 19 cm TL
Batrachocottus baicalensis (Dybowski, 1874)

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Batrachocottus baicalensis
[Bighead sculpin]

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Asia
Max. Length 20.6 cm TL
Batrachocottus multiradiatus Berg, 1907

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Batrachocottus multiradiatus
[]

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Asia
Max. Length 24 cm TL
Batrachocottus nikolskii (Berg, 1900)

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Batrachocottus nikolskii
[Fat sculpin]

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Asia

Batrachocottus talievi Sideleva, 1999

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Batrachocottus talievi
[]

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Asia
Max. Length 14.2 cm SL
Cottocomephorus alexandrae Taliev, 1935

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Cottocomephorus alexandrae
[]

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Asia
Max. Length 19 cm TL
Cottocomephorus grewingkii (Dybowski, 1874)

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Cottocomephorus grewingkii
[Baikal yellowfin]

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Asia
Max. Length 22 cm TL
Cottocomephorus inermis (Yakovlev, 1890)

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Cottocomephorus inermis
[Longfin Baikal sculpin]

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Asia
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Leocottus kesslerii (Dybowski, 1874)

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Leocottus kesslerii
[Kessler's sculpin]

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Asia
Max. Length 14.4 cm TL
Paracottus knerii (Dybowski, 1874)

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Paracottus knerii
[Stone sculpin]
9 Species of Family Cottocomephoridae
(Bighead sculpins)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1874 Batrachocottus baicalensis Bighead sculpin Asia 19 TL
1907 Batrachocottus multiradiatus Asia 20.6 TL
1900 Batrachocottus nikolskii Fat sculpin Asia 24 TL
1999 Batrachocottus talievi Asia
1935 Cottocomephorus alexandrae Asia 14.2 SL
1874 Cottocomephorus grewingkii Baikal yellowfin Asia 19 TL
1890 Cottocomephorus inermis Longfin Baikal sculpin Asia 22 TL
1874 Leocottus kesslerii Kessler's sculpin Asia 14 TL
1874 Paracottus knerii Stone sculpin Asia 14.4 TL



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