family Cottidae


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Noun1.family Cottidae - sculpins
fish family - any of various families of fish
Scorpaenoidea, suborder Scorpaenoidea - mail-cheeked fishes: scorpionfishes; gurnards
Cottus, genus Cottus - type genus of the Cottidae: sculpins
sculpin - any of numerous spiny large-headed usually scaleless scorpaenoid fishes with broad mouths
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In the Scorpaeniformes, one species in Sebastidae, Sebastesfasciatus, exhibited Hb polymerization, while four species in three other families, Cottunculus microps family Psychrolutidae, Myoxocephalus octodecemspinosus family Cottidae, Myoxocephalus scorpius family Cottidae, and Hemitripterus americanus family Hemitripteridae, did not exhibit the trait (Tables 1, 2).
The intromittent organs of the fluffy sculpin (Oligocottus snyderi; Family Cottidae), a viviparous marine species, have been described as having a modified anal fin ray with the ability to bend in order to enter the female reproductive tract (Morris 1955).
The Yellow Irish Lord (Hemilepidotus jordani Bean, 1881), a member of the family Cottidae, inhabits North Pacific Ocean waters (Peden 1978).
3 <0.01 0.1 Family Gadidae Lota Iota 1 <0.01 <0.01 Family Percopsidae Percopsis omiscomaycus Family Cottidae Cottus sp.
The morphology, variability, ultrasculpture and inferred growth of small dermal and other ossicles of Cyclopterus lumpus (lumpsucker) and Liparis liparis (sea snail) from the Baltic Sea can be compared with those seen in three genera and species (Triglopsis quadricornis--fourhorn sculpin, Myoxocephalus scorpius--shorthorn sculpin, Taurulus bubalis--longspined bullhead) of the related cottoid family Cottidae (sculpins) as described by Marss et al.
True sculpins belong to the Family Cottidae; Fowler described the new species as a member of the Family Scorpaenidae.
Family Cottidae (sculpins).--The mottled sculpin (Cottus bairdi, 2) was collected only from site B in Hendricks County in 2002, although a specimen was collected from site E in 2001.
This paper deals with the dermal tubercles and other ossicles of representatives of three genera of the family Cottidae found in the Baltic Sea.