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cottid

(ˈkɒtɪd)
n
(Animals) any fish of the scorpaenoid family Cottidae, typically possessing a large head, tapering body, and spiny fins, including the pogge, sea scorpion, bullhead, father lasher, and cottus
[from New Latin Cottidae, from cottus, from Greek kottos, the name of an unidentified river fish]
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Even though some recent salmonid and cottid taxa may be intolerant of salt water, they are excluded because the time scale of this analysis likely includes their salt-tolerant ancestors.
For example, large-mouthed marine cottid fish species have been shown in a laboratory setting to have a high feeding performance on both slowmoving prey (e.g., crabs, isopods, and gastropods) and more mobile, and thus more elusive, prey (e.g., fishes and shrimp), but in nature they feed predominantly on elusive prey [10].
For example, the cottid fish (Clinocottus analis) changes from ram feeding (capturing a prey by rushing the whole body from a distance, with mouth parts protruded) to suction feeding (capturing a nearby prey by rapidly expanding the mouth cavity, drawing in water and the prey item) during the juvenile period (Cook, 1996).
Hermit crab 0 1 0 0 Pholis laeta Crescent gunnel 1 0 0 0 Citharichthys stigmaeus Speckled sanddab 0 1 0 0 Cottid no.
Previous descriptions were based on misidentified specimens or were made at a more conservative generic level because of difficulty distinguishing among species of Icelinus and between Icelinus and other sympatric cottid larvae.
The third figure is a drawing of a now synonymized new species of cottid fish, Triglops ommatissimus (= T.
Arctic staghorn sculpin 1 (t) 2 (t) (Gymnocanthus tricuspis) (4) Arctic hookear sculpin 1 (t) 0 (0) (Artediellus uncinatus) (4) Cottid larvae 0 (0) 22 (0.1) Sturgeon poacher (Agonus 0 (0) 0 (0) acipenserinus) (4) Kelp snailfish (Liparis 10 (0.3) 1 (t) tunicatus) (4) Liparis sp.
Clasping mechanism of the cottid fish Oligocottus snyderi Greeley.
A fourth cottid in the Baltic Sea, the European bullhead Cottus gobio Linnaeus, 1758, was not included in the study because of insufficient material.
Abstract--A new species of the cottid genus Triglops Reinhardt is described on the basis of 21 specimens collected in Aniva Bay, southern Sakhalin Island, Russia, and off Kitami, on the northern coast of Hokkaido, Japan, at depths of 73-117 m.