Triglops forficatus (Gilbert, 1896)
Scissortail sculpin
photo by Bull. U.S. Bur. Fish.

Family:  Cottidae (Sculpins)
Max. size:  28 cm FL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; depth range 20 - 470 m
Distribution:  North Pacific: northern Kuril Islands to the Bering Sea and east to the Gulf of Alaska.
Biology:  Inhabits primarily outer-shelf regions with a preference for bottoms of sand, pebbles, gravel, and shell.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 04 February 2009 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   

Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 01.05.91
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 23.04.18
Checked by: Froese, Rainer - 03.08.94

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