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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Scorpaeniformes
Family: Cottidae Sculpins

Genus: Gymnocanthus

(See list of species below)



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7 species (see list below)

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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
[]
7 Species of Family Cottidae with Genus Gymnocanthus
(Sculpins)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1912 Gymnocanthus detrisus North Pacific 29 SL
1881 Gymnocanthus galeatus Armorhead sculpin North Pacific 36 TL
1904 Gymnocanthus herzensteini Northwest Pacific 42 TL
1843 Gymnocanthus intermedius Northwest Pacific 23 TL
1814 Gymnocanthus pistilliger Threaded sculpin North Pacific 28 TL
1830 Gymnocanthus tricuspis Arctic staghorn sculpin Arctic, Northwest to Nort 30 TL
1949 Gymnocanthus vandesandei Eastern Central Atlantic



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