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Family Cottidae

Sculpins

Sculpins are benthic carnivores that are especially numerous and diverse in temperate and cold water.  Many are cryptic and difficult to positively identify without a specimen in hand.

NORTHEAST PACIFIC

Rhamphocottus richardsoni

PAINTED SCULPIN

 

Jordania zonope

LONGFIN SCULPIN

 

Oligocottus maculosus

SPOTTED or TIDEPOOL SCULPIN

 

Artedius spp.

SCULPIN