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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Scorpaeniformes
Family: Cottidae Sculpins

Genus: Gymnocanthus

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North Pacific
Max. Length 29 cm SL
Gymnocanthus detrisus Gilbert & Burke, 1912

Photo by Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Gymnocanthus detrisus
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North Pacific
Max. Length 36 cm TL
Gymnocanthus galeatus Bean, 1881

Photo by Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Gymnocanthus galeatus
[Armorhead sculpin]
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Max. Length 42 cm TL

 
Gymnocanthus herzensteini
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Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 28.6 cm TL
Gymnocanthus intermedius (Temminck & Schlegel, 1843)

Photo by Photo by Miyahara, H.
 
Gymnocanthus intermedius
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North Pacific
Max. Length 28 cm TL
Gymnocanthus pistilliger (Pallas, 1814)

Photo by Photo by Bull. U.S. Bur. Fish.
 
Gymnocanthus pistilliger
[Threaded sculpin]



Arctic, Northwest to Nort
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Gymnocanthus tricuspis (Reinhardt, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Svensen, R.
 
Gymnocanthus tricuspis
[Arctic staghorn sculpin]
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Gymnocanthus vandesandei
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7 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Gymnocanthus detrisus North Pacific 29 SL 1912
Gymnocanthus galeatus Armorhead sculpin North Pacific 36 TL 1881
Gymnocanthus herzensteini Northwest Pacific 42 TL 1904
Gymnocanthus intermedius Northwest Pacific 28.6 TL 1843
Gymnocanthus pistilliger Threaded sculpin North Pacific 28 TL 1814
Gymnocanthus tricuspis Arctic staghorn sculpin Arctic, Northwest to Nort 30 TL 1830
Gymnocanthus vandesandei Eastern Central Atlantic 1949



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