257 Species in Family Cottidae
Nominal species list for Cottidae
Scientific Name Author English Name
Alcichthys elongatus (Steindachner, 1881)
Andriashevicottus megacephalus Fedorov, 1990 Andriyashev largeheaded sculpin
Antipodocottus elegans Fricke & Brunken, 1984 Dwarf sculpin
Antipodocottus galatheae Bolin, 1952 Galathea sculpin
Antipodocottus megalops DeWitt, 1969
Antipodocottus mesembrinus (Fricke & Brunken, 1983)
Archistes biseriatus (Gilbert & Burke, 1912) Scaled sculpin
Archistes plumarius Jordan & Gilbert, 1898 Plumed sculpin
Argyrocottus zanderi Herzenstein, 1892
Artediellichthys nigripinnis (Schmidt, 1937) Blackfin hookear sculpin
Artediellina antilope (Schmidt, 1937)
Artedielloides auriculatus Soldatov, 1922
Artediellus aporosus Soldatov, 1922
Artediellus atlanticus Jordan & Evermann, 1898 Atlantic hookear sculpin
Artediellus camchaticus Gilbert & Burke, 1912
Artediellus dydymovi Soldatov, 1915
Artediellus fuscimentus Nelson, 1986
Artediellus gomojunovi Taranetz, 1933
Artediellus ingens Nelson, 1986
Artediellus miacanthus Gilbert & Burke, 1912
Artediellus minor (Watanabe, 1958)
Artediellus neyelovi Muto, Yabe & Amaoka, 1994
Artediellus ochotensis Gilbert & Burke, 1912
Artediellus pacificus Gilbert, 1896 Hookhorn sculpin
Artediellus scaber Knipowitsch, 1907 Hamecon
Artediellus schmidti Soldatov, 1915
Artediellus uncinatus (Reinhardt, 1834) Arctic hookear sculpin
Artedius corallinus (Hubbs, 1926) Coralline sculpin
Artedius fenestralis Jordan & Gilbert, 1883 Padded sculpin
Artedius harringtoni (Starks, 1896) Scalyhead sculpin
Artedius lateralis (Girard, 1854) Smoothhead sculpin
Artedius notospilotus Girard, 1856 Bonehead sculpin
Ascelichthys rhodorus Jordan & Gilbert, 1880 Rosylip sculpin
Asemichthys taylori Gilbert, 1912 Spinynose sculpin
Astrocottus leprops Bolin, 1936
Astrocottus matsubarae Katayama, 1942
Astrocottus oyamai Watanabe, 1958
Astrocottus regulus Tsuruoka, Maruyama & Yabe, 2008
Atopocottus tribranchius Bolin, 1936
Bero elegans (Steindachner, 1881)
Bolinia euryptera Yabe, 1991
Chitonotus pugetensis (Steindachner, 1876) Roughback sculpin
Clinocottus acuticeps (Gilbert, 1896) Sharpnose sculpin
Clinocottus analis (Girard, 1858) Woolly sculpin
Clinocottus embryum (Jordan & Starks, 1895) Calico sculpin
Clinocottus globiceps (Girard, 1858) Mosshead sculpin
Clinocottus recalvus (Greeley, 1899) Bald sculpin
Cottiusculus gonez Jordan & Starks, 1904
Cottiusculus nihonkaiensis Kai & Nakabo, 2009
Cottiusculus schmidti Jordan & Starks, 1904
Cottus aleuticus Gilbert, 1896 Coastrange sculpin
Cottus altaicus Kaschenko, 1899
Cottus amblystomopsis Schmidt, 1904 Sakhalin sculpin
Cottus asper Richardson, 1836 Prickly sculpin
Cottus asperrimus Rutter, 1908 Rough sculpin
Cottus aturi Freyhof, Kottelat & Nolte, 2005 Chabot du Béarn
Cottus baileyi Robins, 1961 Black sculpin
Cottus bairdii Girard, 1850 Mottled sculpin
Cottus beldingii Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1891 Paiute sculpin
Cottus bendirei (Bean, 1881)
Cottus caeruleomentum Kinziger, Raesly & Neely, 2000 Blue Ridge sculpin
Cottus carolinae (Gill, 1861) Banded sculpin
Cottus chattahoochee Neely, Williams & Mayden, 2007
Cottus cognatus Richardson, 1836 Slimy sculpin
Cottus confusus Bailey & Bond, 1963 Shorthead sculpin
Cottus czerskii Berg, 1913 Cherskii's sculpin
Cottus duranii Freyhof, Kottelat & Nolte, 2005 Chabot d'Auvergne
Cottus dzungaricus Kottelat, 2006
Cottus echinatus Bailey & Bond, 1963 Utah Lake sculpin
Cottus extensus Bailey & Bond, 1963 Bear Lake sculpin
Cottus girardi Robins, 1961 Potomac sculpin
Cottus gobio Linnaeus, 1758 Bullhead
Cottus gratzianowi Sideleva, Naseka & Zhidkov, 2015
Cottus greenei (Gilbert & Culver, 1898) Shoshone sculpin
Cottus gulosus (Girard, 1854) Riffle sculpin
Cottus haemusi Marinov & Dikov, 1986
Cottus hangiongensis Mori, 1930
Cottus hispaniolensis Băcescu & Băcescu-Meşter, 1964 Chabot des Pyrénées
Cottus hubbsi Bailey & Dimick, 1949
Cottus hypselurus Robins & Robison, 1985 Ozark sculpin
Cottus immaculatus Kinziger & Wood, 2010 Knobfin sculpin
Cottus kanawhae Robins, 2005
Cottus kazika Jordan & Starks, 1904 Fourspine sculpin
Cottus klamathensis Gilbert, 1898 Marbled sculpin
Cottus kolymensis Sideleva & Goto, 2012
Cottus koreanus Fujii, Choi & Yabe, 2005
Cottus koshewnikowi Gratzianov, 1907
Cottus kuznetzovi Berg, 1903
Cottus leiopomus Gilbert & Evermann, 1894 Wood River sculpin
Cottus marginatus (Bean, 1881) Margined sculpin
Cottus metae Freyhof, Kottelat & Nolte, 2005
Cottus microstomus Heckel, 1837
Cottus nasalis Berg, 1933 Tubenose sculpin
Cottus nozawae Snyder, 1911
Cottus paulus Williams, 2000 Pygmy sculpin
Cottus perifretum Freyhof, Kottelat & Nolte, 2005 Chabot fluviatile
Cottus perplexus Gilbert & Evermann, 1894 Reticulate sculpin
Cottus petiti Băcescu & Băcescu-Meşter, 1964 Chabot du Lez
Cottus pitensis Bailey & Bond, 1963 Pit sculpin
Cottus poecilopus Heckel, 1837 Alpine bullhead
Cottus pollux Günther, 1873 Japanese fluvial sculpin
Cottus princeps Gilbert, 1898 Klamath Lake sculpin
Cottus reinii Hilgendorf, 1879
Cottus rhenanus Freyhof, Kottelat & Nolte, 2005 Chabot de Rhénanie
Cottus rhotheus (Smith, 1882) Torrent sculpin
Cottus ricei (Nelson, 1876) Spoonhead sculpin
Cottus rondeleti Freyhof, Kottelat & Nolte, 2005 Chabot de l'Hérault
Cottus sabaudicus Sideleva, 2009
Cottus scaturigo Freyhof, Kottelat & Nolte, 2005
Cottus schitsuumsh Lemoine, Young, Mckelvey, Eby, Pilgrim & Schwartz, 2014
Cottus sibiricus Kessler, 1889 Siberian sculpin
Cottus specus Adams & Burr, 2013 Grotto sculpin
Cottus spinulosus Kessler, 1872 Turkestan sculpin
Cottus szanaga Dybowski, 1869
Cottus tallapoosae Neely, Williams & Mayden, 2007
Cottus tenuis (Evermann & Meek, 1898) Slender sculpin
Cottus transsilvaniae Freyhof, Kottelat & Nolte, 2005
Cottus volki Taranetz, 1933
Daruma sagamia Jordan & Starks, 1904
Enophrys bison (Girard, 1854) Buffalo sculpin
Enophrys diceraus (Pallas, 1787) Antlered sculpin
Enophrys lucasi (Jordan & Gilbert, 1898) Leister sculpin
Enophrys taurina Gilbert, 1914 Bull sculpin
Furcina ishikawae Jordan & Starks, 1904 Ishikawa's sculpin
Furcina osimae Jordan & Starks, 1904
Gymnocanthus detrisus Gilbert & Burke, 1912
Gymnocanthus galeatus Bean, 1881 Armorhead sculpin
Gymnocanthus herzensteini Jordan & Starks, 1904
Gymnocanthus intermedius (Temminck & Schlegel, 1843)
Gymnocanthus pistilliger (Pallas, 1814) Threaded sculpin
Gymnocanthus tricuspis (Reinhardt, 1830) Arctic staghorn sculpin
Gymnocanthus vandesandei Poll, 1949
Hemilepidotus gilberti Jordan & Starks, 1904 Gilbert's Irish Lord
Hemilepidotus hemilepidotus (Tilesius, 1811) Red Irish lord
Hemilepidotus jordani Bean, 1881 Yellow Irish lord
Hemilepidotus papilio (Bean, 1880) Butterfly sculpin
Hemilepidotus spinosus Ayres, 1854 Brown Irish lord
Hemilepidotus zapus Gilbert & Burke, 1912 Longfin Irish lord
Icelinus borealis Gilbert, 1896 Northern sculpin
Icelinus burchami Evermann & Goldsborough, 1907 Dusky sculpin
Icelinus cavifrons Gilbert, 1890 Pit-head sculpin
Icelinus filamentosus Gilbert, 1890 Threadfin sculpin
Icelinus fimbriatus Gilbert, 1890 Fringed sculpin
Icelinus japonicus Yabe, Tsumura & Katayama, 1980
Icelinus limbaughi Rosenblatt & Smith, 2004 Canyon sculpin
Icelinus oculatus Gilbert, 1890 Frogmouth sculpin
Icelinus pietschi Yabe, Soma & Amaoka, 2001
Icelinus quadriseriatus (Lockington, 1880) Yellowchin sculpin
Icelinus tenuis Gilbert, 1890 Spotfin sculpin
Icelus armatus (Schmidt, 1916)
Icelus bicornis (Reinhardt, 1840) Twohorn sculpin
Icelus canaliculatus Gilbert, 1896 Blacknose sculpin
Icelus cataphractus (Pavlenko, 1910)
Icelus ecornis Tsutsui & Yabe, 1996
Icelus euryops Bean, 1890
Icelus gilberti Taranetz, 1936
Icelus mandibularis Yabe, 1983
Icelus ochotensis Schmidt, 1927
Icelus perminovi Taranetz, 1936 Scaly-belly sculpin
Icelus rastrinoides Taranetz, 1936
Icelus sekii Tsuruoka, Munehara & Yabe, 2006
Icelus spatula Gilbert & Burke, 1912 Spatulate sculpin
Icelus spiniger Gilbert, 1896 Thorny sculpin
Icelus stenosomus Andriashev, 1937
Icelus toyamensis (Matsubara & Iwai, 1951)
Icelus uncinalis Gilbert & Burke, 1912
Jordania zonope Starks, 1895 Longfin sculpin
Leiocottus hirundo Girard, 1856 Lavender sculpin
Lepidobero sinensis Qin & Jin, 1992
Leptocottus armatus Girard, 1854 Pacific staghorn sculpin
Megalocottus platycephalus (Pallas, 1814) Belligerent sculpin
Megalocottus taeniopterus (Kner, 1868) Southern flathead sculpin
Mesocottus haitej (Dybowski, 1869)
Micrenophrys lilljeborgii (Collett, 1875) Norway bullhead
Microcottus matuaensis Yabe & Pietsch, 2003
Microcottus sellaris (Gilbert, 1896) Brightbelly sculpin
Myoxocephalus aenaeus (Mitchill, 1814) Grubby
Myoxocephalus brandtii (Steindachner, 1867)
Myoxocephalus jaok (Cuvier, 1829) Plain sculpin
Myoxocephalus matsubarai Watanabe, 1958
Myoxocephalus niger (Bean, 1881) Warthead sculpin
Myoxocephalus ochotensis Schmidt, 1929
Myoxocephalus octodecemspinosus (Mitchill, 1814) Longhorn sculpin
Myoxocephalus polyacanthocephalus (Pallas, 1814) Great sculpin
Myoxocephalus quadricornis (Linnaeus, 1758) Fourhorn sculpin
Myoxocephalus scorpioides (Fabricius, 1780) Arctic sculpin
Myoxocephalus scorpius (Linnaeus, 1758) Shorthorn sculpin
Myoxocephalus sinensis (Sauvage, 1873)
Myoxocephalus stelleri Tilesius, 1811 Steller's sculpin
Myoxocephalus thompsonii (Girard, 1851) Deepwater sculpin
Myoxocephalus tuberculatus Soldatov & Pavlenko, 1922
Myoxocephalus yesoensis Snyder, 1911
Ocynectes maschalis Jordan & Starks, 1904
Ocynectes modestus Snyder, 1911
Oligocottus maculosus Girard, 1856 Tidepool sculpin
Oligocottus rimensis (Greeley, 1899) Saddleback sculpin
Oligocottus rubellio (Greeley, 1899) Rosy sculpin
Oligocottus snyderi Greeley, 1898 Fluffy sculpin
Orthonopias triacis Starks & Mann, 1911 Snubnose sculpin
Paricelinus hopliticus Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1889 Thornback sculpin
Phallocottus obtusus Schultz, 1938 Spineless sculpin
Phasmatocottus ctenopterygius Bolin, 1936
Porocottus allisi (Jordan & Starks, 1904)
Porocottus camtschaticus (Schmidt, 1916)
Porocottus coronatus Yabe, 1992
Porocottus japonicus Schmidt, 1935
Porocottus leptosomus Muto, Choi & Yabe, 2002
Porocottus mednius (Bean, 1898) Pored sculpin
Porocottus minutus (Pallas, 1814)
Porocottus quadrifilis Gill, 1859
Porocottus tentaculatus (Kner, 1868)
Pseudoblennius argenteus (Döderlein, 1887)
Pseudoblennius cottoides (Richardson, 1848)
Pseudoblennius marmoratus (Döderlein, 1884)
Pseudoblennius percoides Günther, 1861 Sunrise
Pseudoblennius totomius Jordan & Starks, 1904
Pseudoblennius zonostigma Jordan & Starks, 1904
Radulinopsis derjavini Soldatov & Lindberg, 1930
Radulinopsis taranetzi Yabe & Maruyama, 2001
Radulinus asprellus Gilbert, 1890 Slim sculpin
Radulinus boleoides Gilbert, 1898 Darter sculpin
Radulinus vinculus Bolin, 1950 Smoothgum sculpin
Rastrinus scutiger (Bean, 1890)
Ricuzenius nudithorax Bolin, 1936
Ricuzenius pinetorum Jordan & Starks, 1904
Ruscarius creaseri (Hubbs, 1926) Roughcheek sculpin
Ruscarius meanyi Jordan & Starks, 1895 Puget Sound sculpin
Scorpaenichthys marmoratus (Ayres, 1854) Cabezon
Sigmistes caulias Rutter, 1898 Kelp sculpin
Sigmistes smithi Schultz, 1938 Arched sculpin
Stelgistrum beringianum Gilbert & Burke, 1912
Stelgistrum concinnum Andriashev, 1935 Largeplate sculpin
Stelgistrum stejnegeri Jordan & Gilbert, 1898
Stlengis distoechus Bolin, 1936
Stlengis misakia (Jordan & Starks, 1904)
Stlengis osensis Jordan & Starks, 1904
Synchirus gilli Bean, 1890 Manacled sculpin
Taurocottus bergii Soldatov & Pavlenko, 1915
Taurulus bubalis (Euphrasen, 1786) Longspined bullhead
Thyriscus anoplus Gilbert & Burke, 1912
Trachidermus fasciatus Heckel, 1837 Roughskin sculpin
Trichocottus brashnikovi Soldatov & Pavlenko, 1915 Hairhead sculpin
Triglops dorothy Pietsch & Orr, 2006 Dorothy's sculpin
Triglops forficatus (Gilbert, 1896) Scissortail sculpin
Triglops jordani (Jordan & Starks, 1904) Jordan's sculpin
Triglops macellus (Bean, 1884) Roughspine sculpin
Triglops metopias Gilbert & Burke, 1912 Alaskan sculpin
Triglops murrayi Günther, 1888 Moustache sculpin
Triglops nybelini Jensen, 1944 Bigeye sculpin
Triglops pingelii Reinhardt, 1837 Ribbed sculpin
Triglops scepticus Gilbert, 1896 Spectacled sculpin
Triglops xenostethus Gilbert, 1896 Scaly breasted sculpin
Vellitor centropomus (Richardson, 1848)
Vellitor minutus Iwata, 1983
Zesticelus bathybius (Günther, 1878)
Zesticelus ochotensis Yabe, 1995
Zesticelus profundorum (Gilbert, 1896) Flabby sculpin
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