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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Scorpaeniformes
Family: Cottidae Sculpins

Genus: Myoxocephalus

(See list of species below)



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16 species (see list below)

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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 Miyahara, H.

North Pacific
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Myoxocephalus stelleri Tilesius, 1811

Photo by Miyahara, H.
 
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
[]
16 Species of Family Cottidae with Genus Myoxocephalus
(Sculpins)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1814 Myoxocephalus aenaeus Grubby Northwest Atlantic 18 TL
1867 Myoxocephalus brandtii Northwest Pacific 42 TL
1829 Myoxocephalus jaok Plain sculpin North Pacific 74 TL
1958 Myoxocephalus matsubarai Northwest Pacific 24 SL
1881 Myoxocephalus niger Warthead sculpin North Pacific 27 TL
1929 Myoxocephalus ochotensis Northwest Pacific
1814 Myoxocephalus octodecemspinosus Longhorn sculpin Northwest Atlantic 46 TL
1814 Myoxocephalus polyacanthocephalus Great sculpin North Pacific 80 TL
1758 Myoxocephalus quadricornis Fourhorn sculpin Atlantic and Arctic 60 TL
1780 Myoxocephalus scorpioides Arctic sculpin Arctic 22 TL
1758 Myoxocephalus scorpius Shorthorn sculpin Eastern Atlantic 60 TL
1873 Myoxocephalus sinensis Asia
1811 Myoxocephalus stelleri Steller's sculpin North Pacific 60 TL
1851 Myoxocephalus thompsonii Deepwater sculpin North America 23 TL
1922 Myoxocephalus tuberculatus Northwest Pacific
1911 Myoxocephalus yesoensis Northwest Pacific



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