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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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Clasping mechanism of the cottid fish Oligocottus snyderi Greeley.
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.
Cottid species, including the northern sculpin (Icelinus borealis), are abundant in waters surrounding rookeries of Steller sea lions (Eumetopias jubatus) where they contribute to the diversity of available prey species (Mueter and Norcross, 2000; Browne et al.
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.
Capture success and diet of cottid fishes: the role of predator morphology and attack kinematics.
Systematics and distribution of cottid fishes of the genus Triglops Reinhardt (Teleostei: Scorpaeniformes).
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.
Sea stars, glycerid polychaetes, and freshwater cottid fish may detect prey by vibrational cues (Doering, 1982; Ockelmann and Vahl, 1970; Janssen, 1990).