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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Scorpaeniformes
Family: Psychrolutidae Fatheads

Genus: Psychrolutes

(See list of species below)



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11 species (see list below)

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Photo by Shao, K.T.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 35.8 cm SL
Psychrolutes inermis (Vaillant, 1888)

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Psychrolutes inermis
[]

Photo by Le Noury, P.

Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Psychrolutes macrocephalus (Gilchrist, 1904)

Photo by Le Noury, P.
 
Psychrolutes macrocephalus
[]

Photo by CSIRO

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Psychrolutes marcidus (McCulloch, 1926)

Photo by CSIRO
 
Psychrolutes marcidus
[Blobfish]

Photo by Reyes, P.

Southeast Pacific and Sou
Max. Length 31.9 cm SL
Psychrolutes marmoratus (Gill, 1889)

Photo by Reyes, P.
 
Psychrolutes marmoratus
[]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific

 
Psychrolutes microporos
[]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 11.4 cm SL

 
Psychrolutes occidentalis
[Western Australian sculpin]

Photo by Nichols, J.

North Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Psychrolutes paradoxus Günther, 1861

Photo by Nichols, J.
 
Psychrolutes paradoxus
[Tadpole sculpin]

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

North Pacific
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Psychrolutes phrictus Stein & Bond, 1978

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Psychrolutes phrictus
[Blob sculpin]

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

Northeast Pacific
Max. Length 8.3 cm TL
Psychrolutes sigalutes (Jordan & Starks, 1895)

Photo by Bull. U.S. Bur. Fish.
 
Psychrolutes sigalutes
[Soft sculpin]

Photo by Reyes, P.

Southeast Pacific

Psychrolutes sio Nelson, 1980

Photo by Reyes, P.
 
Psychrolutes sio
[]
No picture found
Northeast Atlantic
Max. Length 12 cm SL

 
Psychrolutes subspinosus
[]
11 Species of Family Psychrolutidae with Genus Psychrolutes
(Fatheads)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1888 Psychrolutes inermis Eastern Atlantic 35.8 SL
1904 Psychrolutes macrocephalus Southeast Atlantic 30 TL
1926 Psychrolutes marcidus Blobfish Southwest Pacific 30 TL
1889 Psychrolutes marmoratus Southeast Pacific and Sou 31.9 SL
1995 Psychrolutes microporos Southwest Pacific
1990 Psychrolutes occidentalis Western Australian sculpin Eastern Indian Ocean 11.4 SL
1861 Psychrolutes paradoxus Tadpole sculpin North Pacific 7 TL
1978 Psychrolutes phrictus Blob sculpin North Pacific 70 TL
1895 Psychrolutes sigalutes Soft sculpin Northeast Pacific 8.3 TL
1980 Psychrolutes sio Southeast Pacific
1902 Psychrolutes subspinosus Northeast Atlantic 12 SL



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