genus Cyclopterus


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Noun1.genus Cyclopterus - type genus of the Cyclopteridae: lumpfishesgenus Cyclopterus - 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).