Triglops macellus (Bean, 1884)
Roughspine sculpin
Triglops macellus
photo by Bull. U.S. Bur. Fish.

Family:  Cottidae (Sculpins)
Max. size:  26.4 cm SL (female)
Environment:  demersal; depth range 18 - 350 m
Distribution:  Eastern Pacific: northwest of Matthew Island and north of Nunivak Island in the Bering Sea to Amchitka Island in the Aleutian chain and Washington, USA.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 11-11; Dorsal soft rays (total): 28-29; Anal spines: 0-0; Anal soft rays: 28-29. Caudal fin small. Pelvic fins small.
Biology:  Found on flat bottoms (Ref. 2850).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 01.05.91
Modified by: Kesner-Reyes, Kathleen - 31.07.06
Checked by: Froese, Rainer - 03.08.94

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