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Family: Psychrolutidae Fatheads



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40 species (see list below)

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Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 29 cm SL

 
Ambophthalmos angustus
[Pale toadfish]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 26.2 cm SL

 
Ambophthalmos eurystigmatephoros
[]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm SL

 
Ambophthalmos magnicirrus
[]

Photo by Mincarone, M.M.

Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 21.7 cm SL
Cottunculus granulosus Karrer, 1968

Photo by Mincarone, M.M.
 
Cottunculus granulosus
[Fathead]

Photo by Orlov, A.

Northeast Atlantic

Cottunculus konstantinovi Myagkov, 1991

Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Cottunculus konstantinovi
[]

Photo by Zimmermann, C.

North Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm SL
Cottunculus microps Collett, 1875

Photo by Zimmermann, C.
 
Cottunculus microps
[Polar sculpin]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific

 
Cottunculus nudus
[Bonyskull toadfish]

Photo by Dolgov, A.

Arctic to Northeast Atlan
Max. Length 19 cm TL
Cottunculus sadko Essipov, 1937

Photo by Dolgov, A.
 
Cottunculus sadko
[]

Photo by SFSA

Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 4.5 cm TL
Cottunculus spinosus Gilchrist, 1906

Photo by SFSA
 
Cottunculus spinosus
[]

Photo by DESCNA

Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 43 cm TL
Cottunculus thomsonii (Günther, 1882)

Photo by DESCNA
 
Cottunculus thomsonii
[Pallid sculpin]

Photo by Orlov, A.

Northeast Atlantic
Max. Length 4.7 cm SL
Cottunculus tubulosus Byrkjedal & Orlov, 2007

Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Cottunculus tubulosus
[]

Photo by Orlov, A.

North Pacific
Max. Length 73 cm TL
Dasycottus setiger Bean, 1890

Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Dasycottus setiger
[Spinyhead sculpin]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 41.2 cm SL

 
Ebinania australiae
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm SL

 
Ebinania brephocephala
[]

Photo by SFSA

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Ebinania costaecanariae (Cervigón, 1961)

Photo by SFSA
 
Ebinania costaecanariae
[]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific

 
Ebinania gyrinoides
[]

Photo by MNHN

Southern Ocean
Max. Length 12.0 cm SL
Ebinania macquariensis Nelson, 1982

Photo by MNHN
 
Ebinania macquariensis
[Macquarie blobfish]
No picture found
Southern Ocean
Max. Length 22 cm SL

 
Ebinania malacocephala
[]

Photo by Shiina, M.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm SL
Ebinania vermiculata Sakamoto, 1932

Photo by Shiina, M.
 
Ebinania vermiculata
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 36 cm TL

 
Eurymen bassargini
[]

Photo by Orlov, A.

North Pacific
Max. Length 39 cm TL
Eurymen gyrinus Gilbert & Burke, 1912

Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Eurymen gyrinus
[Smoothcheek sculpin]

Photo by Nazarkin, M.V., O.S. Voskoboinikova and A.A. Balanov

Northwest Pacific

Gilbertidia dolganovi Mandrytsa, 1993

Photo by Nazarkin, M.V., O.S. Voskoboinikova and A.A. Balanov
 
Gilbertidia dolganovi
[]

Photo by Nazarkin, M.V., O.S. Voskoboinikova and A.A. Balanov

North Pacific
Max. Length 7.6 cm SL
Gilbertidia pustulosa Schmidt, 1937

Photo by Nazarkin, M.V., O.S. Voskoboinikova and A.A. Balanov
 
Gilbertidia pustulosa
[]

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

North Pacific
Max. Length 9.8 cm TL
Malacocottus aleuticus (Smith, 1904)

Photo by Bull. U.S. Bur. Fish.
 
Malacocottus aleuticus
[Whitetail sculpin]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL

 
Malacocottus gibber
[]
No picture found
North Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL

 
Malacocottus kincaidi
[Blackfin sculpin]

Photo by Orlov, A.

North Pacific
Max. Length 35 cm SL
Malacocottus zonurus Bean, 1890

Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Malacocottus zonurus
[Darkfin sculpin]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific

 
Neophrynichthys heterospilos
[]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 21.5 cm SL

 
Neophrynichthys latus
[Dark toadfish]

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
[Smooth-head 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
[]
40 Species of Family Psychrolutidae
(Fatheads)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1977 Ambophthalmos angustus Pale toadfish Southwest Pacific 29 SL
1999 Ambophthalmos eurystigmatephoros Southwest Pacific 26.2 SL
1977 Ambophthalmos magnicirrus Southwest Pacific 25 SL
1968 Cottunculus granulosus Fathead Southwest Atlantic 21.7 SL
1991 Cottunculus konstantinovi Northeast Atlantic
1875 Cottunculus microps Polar sculpin North Atlantic 30 SL
1989 Cottunculus nudus Bonyskull toadfish Southwest Pacific
1937 Cottunculus sadko Arctic to Northeast Atlan 19 TL
1906 Cottunculus spinosus Southeast Atlantic 4.5 TL
1882 Cottunculus thomsonii Pallid sculpin Atlantic Ocean 43 TL
2007 Cottunculus tubulosus Northeast Atlantic 4.7 SL
1890 Dasycottus setiger Spinyhead sculpin North Pacific 73 TL
2006 Ebinania australiae Eastern Indian Ocean 41.2 SL
1903 Ebinania brephocephala Northwest Pacific 15 SL
1961 Ebinania costaecanariae Eastern Atlantic 30 TL
1913 Ebinania gyrinoides Western Central Pacific
1982 Ebinania macquariensis Macquarie blobfish Southern Ocean 12.0 SL
1982 Ebinania malacocephala Southern Ocean 22 SL
1932 Ebinania vermiculata Northwest Pacific 30 SL
1930 Eurymen bassargini Northwest Pacific 36 TL
1912 Eurymen gyrinus Smoothcheek sculpin North Pacific 39 TL
1993 Gilbertidia dolganovi Northwest Pacific
1937 Gilbertidia pustulosa North Pacific 7.6 SL
1904 Malacocottus aleuticus Whitetail sculpin North Pacific 9.8 TL
1930 Malacocottus gibber Northwest Pacific 20 TL
1905 Malacocottus kincaidi Blackfin sculpin North Pacific 20 TL
1890 Malacocottus zonurus Darkfin sculpin North Pacific 35 SL
2000 Neophrynichthys heterospilos Southwest Pacific
1875 Neophrynichthys latus Dark toadfish Southwest Pacific 21.5 SL
1888 Psychrolutes inermis Eastern Atlantic 35.8 SL
1904 Psychrolutes macrocephalus Southeast Atlantic 30 TL
1926 Psychrolutes marcidus Smooth-head 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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