Cyclopterus


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Noun1.Cyclopterus - type genus of the Cyclopteridae: lumpfishesCyclopterus - type genus of the Cyclopteridae: lumpfishes
fish genus - any of various genus of fish
Cyclopterus lumpus, lumpfish - clumsy soft thick-bodied northern Atlantic fish with pelvic fins fused into a sucker; edible roe used for caviar
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The genus Cyclopterus is represented by just one species, the lumpsucker Cyclopterus lumpus Linnaeus, 1758, while the genus Liparis contains 71 species considered valid by Chemova (2008), including the one studied here, the sea snail Liparis liparis (Linnaeus, 1766).
Both male and female specimens of Cyclopterus lumpus were examined, along with one specimen of unidentified sex of C.
Representative types of ossicles of Cyclopterus lumpus and Liparis liparis are shown in Fig.
But thousands of little lumpsuckers - Cyclopterus lumpus - hatched out and are now being cared for at the Weymouth Sea Life Centre in Dorset.