Cyclopteridae


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Related to Cyclopteridae: lumpfish
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Noun1.Cyclopteridae - lumpfishes
fish family - any of various families of fish
Scorpaenoidea, suborder Scorpaenoidea - mail-cheeked fishes: scorpionfishes; gurnards
Cyclopterus, genus Cyclopterus - type genus of the Cyclopteridae: lumpfishes
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2010a, 2010b) investigated the ossicles of the Cottidae, Cyclopteridae and Liparidae (Scorpaeniformes) and SEM imaged the taxonomically important tooth plates and gill raker tubercles of these fishes.
The scales and their modifications in pleuronectiforms are easily distinguished from comparable ossicles in teleosts we studied earlier (Cottidae, Cyclopteridae, Liparidae, Gasterosteidae, Syngnathidae), though there are interesting comparisons between the spined and lateralline scales as well as tubercles of pleuronectiforms and cottiforms (cf.
There are 28 species of the cyclopteridae family which derives from the Greek words kyklos meaning "circle" and pteryx meaning "fin".
Cabezon (j) Scorpeanichthys marmoratus Pacific staghorn Leptocottus armatus sculpin Agonidae Sturgeon poacher (j) Podothecus acipenserinus Cyclopteridae Pacific spiny Eumicrotremus orbis lumpsucker Carangidae Jack mackerel Trachurus symmetricus Bramidae Pacific pomfret Brama japonica Anarhichadidae Wolf-eel (j) Anarrhichthys ocellatus Ammodytidae Pacific sandlance Ammodytes hexapterus Zaprodidae Prowfish (j) Zaprora silenus Scombridae Chub mackerel Scomber japonicus Centrolophidae Medusafish Icichthys lockingtoni Bothidae Sanddabs (j) Citharichthys spp.