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Family: Cyclopteridae Lumpfishes



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North Pacific
Max. Length 41 cm TL
Aptocyclus ventricosus (Pallas, 1769)

Photo by Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Aptocyclus ventricosus
[Smooth lumpsucker]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 7.1 cm SL
Cyclopsis tentacularis Popov, 1930

Photo by Photo by Voskoboinikova, O.
 
Cyclopsis tentacularis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7 cm TL

 
Cyclopteropsis bergi
[]
No picture found


 
Cyclopteropsis brashnikowi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.4 cm TL

 
Cyclopteropsis inarmatus
[Bumpy lumpsucker]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.1 cm SL

 
Cyclopteropsis jordani
[Smooth lumpfish]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Cyclopteropsis lindbergi Soldatov, 1930

Photo by Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Cyclopteropsis lindbergi
[]



Arctic
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL
Cyclopteropsis mcalpini (Fowler, 1914)

Photo by Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Cyclopteropsis mcalpini
[Arctic lumpsucker]
No picture found


 
Cyclopteropsis popovi
[]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 61 cm TL
Cyclopterus lumpus Linnaeus, 1758

Photo by Photo by Aquarium Kiel
 
Cyclopterus lumpus
[Lumpfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.8 cm SL

 
Eumicrotremus andriashevi
[Pimpled lumpsucker]
No picture found

Max. Length 12 cm TL

 
Eumicrotremus asperrimus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.5 cm SL

 
Eumicrotremus barbatus
[]



Arctic to Northwest Atlan
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Eumicrotremus derjugini Popov, 1926

Photo by Photo by Byrkjedal, I.
 
Eumicrotremus derjugini
[Leatherfin lumpsucker]
No picture found


 
Eumicrotremus fedorovi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.2 cm SL

 
Eumicrotremus gyrinops
[]



North Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Eumicrotremus orbis (Günther, 1861)

Photo by Photo by Tibbatts, B.
 
Eumicrotremus orbis
[Pacific spiny lumpsucker]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Eumicrotremus pacificus Schmidt, 1904

Photo by Photo by Tibbatts, B.
 
Eumicrotremus pacificus
[]



North Pacific
Max. Length 7.4 cm TL
Eumicrotremus phrynoides Gilbert & Burke, 1912

Photo by Photo by NOAA/RACE
 
Eumicrotremus phrynoides
[Toad lumpsucker]
No picture found


 
Eumicrotremus schmidti
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 26 cm TL

 
Eumicrotremus soldatovi
[]



Arctic, Northwest to Nort
Max. Length 13.2 cm NG
Eumicrotremus spinosus (Fabricius, 1776)

Photo by Photo by Byrkjedal, I.
 
Eumicrotremus spinosus
[Atlantic spiny lumpsucker]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.9 cm SL

 
Eumicrotremus taranetzi
[]
No picture found


 
Eumicrotremus tartaricus
[]



Northwest Atlantic

Eumicrotremus terraenovae Myers & Böhlke, 1950

Photo by Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Eumicrotremus terraenovae
[]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 2 cm SL
Lethotremus awae Jordan & Snyder, 1902

Photo by Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Lethotremus awae
[]



Northeast Pacific
Max. Length 11.5 cm TL
Lethotremus muticus Gilbert, 1896

Photo by Photo by Bull. U.S. Bur. Fish.
 
Lethotremus muticus
[Docked snailfish]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Aptocyclus ventricosus Smooth lumpsucker North Pacific 41 TL 1769
Cyclopsis tentacularis Northwest Pacific 7.1 SL 1930
Cyclopteropsis bergi Northwest Pacific 7 TL 1929
Cyclopteropsis brashnikowi Northwest Pacific 1904
Cyclopteropsis inarmatus Bumpy lumpsucker North Pacific 6.4 TL 1956
Cyclopteropsis jordani Smooth lumpfish Arctic 6.1 SL 1929
Cyclopteropsis lindbergi Northwest Pacific 7 TL 1930
Cyclopteropsis mcalpini Arctic lumpsucker Arctic 7.5 TL 1914
Cyclopteropsis popovi Northwest Pacific 1929
Cyclopterus lumpus Lumpfish Western Atlantic 61 TL 1758
Eumicrotremus andriashevi Pimpled lumpsucker Arctic, Northwest to Nort 4.8 SL 1936
Eumicrotremus asperrimus Northwest Pacific 12 TL 1912
Eumicrotremus barbatus North Pacific 6.5 SL 1955
Eumicrotremus derjugini Leatherfin lumpsucker Arctic to Northwest Atlan 10 SL 1926
Eumicrotremus fedorovi Northwest Pacific 1991
Eumicrotremus gyrinops North Pacific 5.2 SL 1892
Eumicrotremus orbis Pacific spiny lumpsucker North Pacific 18 TL 1861
Eumicrotremus pacificus Northwest Pacific 20 TL 1904
Eumicrotremus phrynoides Toad lumpsucker North Pacific 7.4 TL 1912
Eumicrotremus schmidti Northwest Pacific 1955
Eumicrotremus soldatovi Northwest Pacific 26 TL 1930
Eumicrotremus spinosus Atlantic spiny lumpsucker Arctic, Northwest to Nort 13.2 NG 1776
Eumicrotremus taranetzi Northwest Pacific 5.9 SL 1936
Eumicrotremus tartaricus Northwest Pacific 1955
Eumicrotremus terraenovae Northwest Atlantic 1950
Lethotremus awae Northwest Pacific 2 SL 1902
Lethotremus muticus Docked snailfish Northeast Pacific 11.5 TL 1896



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