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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Scorpaeniformes
Family: Cottidae Sculpins

Genus: Icelinus

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Icelinus borealis Northern sculpin Eastern Pacific 10.2 SL 1896
Icelinus burchami Dusky sculpin Eastern Pacific 13 TL 1907
Icelinus cavifrons Pit-head sculpin Eastern Central Pacific 8.9 TL 1890
Icelinus filamentosus Threadfin sculpin Eastern Pacific 27 TL 1890
Icelinus fimbriatus Fringed sculpin Eastern Pacific 19 TL 1890
Icelinus japonicus Northwest Pacific 1980
Icelinus limbaughi Canyon sculpin Eastern Pacific 8.2 SL 2004
Icelinus oculatus Frogmouth sculpin Eastern Pacific 18 TL 1890
Icelinus pietschi Northwest Pacific 4.2 SL 2001
Icelinus quadriseriatus Yellowchin sculpin Eastern Central Pacific 8.9 TL 1880
Icelinus tenuis Spotfin sculpin Eastern Pacific 14 TL 1890



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