Cyclopterus lumpus


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Noun1.Cyclopterus lumpus - clumsy soft thick-bodied northern Atlantic fish with pelvic fins fused into a suckerCyclopterus lumpus - clumsy soft thick-bodied northern Atlantic fish with pelvic fins fused into a sucker; edible roe used for caviar
scorpaenoid, scorpaenoid fish - fishes having the head armored with bony plates
Cyclopterus, genus Cyclopterus - type genus of the Cyclopteridae: lumpfishes
lumpsucker - any of several very small lumpfishes
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Male (M); Total length female (F) (TL), cm Cyclopterus lumpus (L.
The dermal and other small ossicles of the cottoids Cyclopterus lumpus (Cyclopteridae) and Liparis liparis (Liparidae) from the Baltic Sea were studied and described for the first time by using SEM imagery.
Overall, the morphology, ultrasculpture and inferred growth patterns of the small dermal and other ossicles of both Cyclopterus lumpus and Liparis liparis differ significantly from those of each other and even moreso in structure and variety from the corresponding ossicles of the Cottidae studied by Mdrss et al.
But thousands of little lumpsuckers - Cyclopterus lumpus - hatched out and are now being cared for at the Weymouth Sea Life Centre in Dorset.