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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Scorpaeniformes
Family: Cottidae Sculpins

Genus: Icelus

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Icelus armatus Northwest Pacific 1916
Icelus bicornis Twohorn sculpin Western Atlantic 15.7 SL 1840
Icelus canaliculatus Blacknose sculpin North Pacific 21.1 TL 1896
Icelus cataphractus Northwest Pacific 30 TL 1910
Icelus ecornis Northwest Pacific 9.2 SL 1996
Icelus euryops North Pacific 15 TL 1890
Icelus gilberti Northwest Pacific 11 TL 1936
Icelus mandibularis Northwest Pacific 1983
Icelus ochotensis Northwest Pacific 1927
Icelus perminovi Scaly-belly sculpin Northwest Pacific 15.6 TL 1936
Icelus rastrinoides Northwest Pacific 12 TL 1936
Icelus sekii Northwest Pacific 5.3 SL 2006
Icelus spatula Spatulate sculpin Arctic to Northwest Atlan 21 TL 1912
Icelus spiniger Thorny sculpin North Pacific 24 TL 1896
Icelus stenosomus Northwest Pacific. 12.4 SL 1937
Icelus toyamensis Northwest Pacific 13 SL 1951
Icelus uncinalis Northeast Pacific 16 TL 1912



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