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Family: Psychrolutidae Fatheads



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Max. Length 29 cm SL

 
Ambophthalmos angustus
[Pale toadfish]
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Max. Length 26.2 cm SL

 
Ambophthalmos eurystigmatephoros
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 25 cm SL

 
Ambophthalmos magnicirrus
[]



Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 21.7 cm SL
Cottunculus granulosus Karrer, 1968

Photo by Photo by Mincarone, M.M.
 
Cottunculus granulosus
[Fathead]



Northeast Atlantic

Cottunculus konstantinovi Myagkov, 1991

Photo by Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Cottunculus konstantinovi
[]



North Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm SL
Cottunculus microps Collett, 1875

Photo by Photo by Zimmermann, C.
 
Cottunculus microps
[Polar sculpin]
No picture found


 
Cottunculus nudus
[Bonyskull toadfish]



Arctic to Northeast Atlan
Max. Length 19 cm TL
Cottunculus sadko Essipov, 1937

Photo by Photo by Dolgov, A.
 
Cottunculus sadko
[]



Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 4.5 cm TL
Cottunculus spinosus Gilchrist, 1906

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Cottunculus spinosus
[]



Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 43 cm TL
Cottunculus thomsonii (Günther, 1882)

Photo by Photo by DESCNA
 
Cottunculus thomsonii
[Pallid sculpin]



Northeast Atlantic
Max. Length 4.7 cm SL
Cottunculus tubulosus Byrkjedal & Orlov, 2007

Photo by Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Cottunculus tubulosus
[]



North Pacific
Max. Length 73 cm TL
Dasycottus setiger Bean, 1890

Photo by Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Dasycottus setiger
[Spinyhead sculpin]
No picture found

Max. Length 41.2 cm SL

 
Ebinania australiae
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 15 cm SL

 
Ebinania brephocephala
[]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Ebinania costaecanariae (Cervigón, 1961)

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Ebinania costaecanariae
[]
No picture found


 
Ebinania gyrinoides
[]



Southern Ocean
Max. Length 12.0 cm SL
Ebinania macquariensis Nelson, 1982

Photo by Photo by MNHN
 
Ebinania macquariensis
[Macquarie blobfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 22 cm SL

 
Ebinania malacocephala
[]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm SL
Ebinania vermiculata Sakamoto, 1932

Photo by Photo by Shiina, M.
 
Ebinania vermiculata
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 36 cm TL

 
Eurymen bassargini
[]



North Pacific
Max. Length 39 cm TL
Eurymen gyrinus Gilbert & Burke, 1912

Photo by Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Eurymen gyrinus
[Smoothcheek sculpin]



Northwest Pacific

Gilbertidia dolganovi Mandrytsa, 1993

Photo by Photo by Nazarkin, M.V., O.S. Voskoboinikova and A.A. Balanov
 
Gilbertidia dolganovi
[]



North Pacific
Max. Length 7.6 cm SL
Gilbertidia pustulosa Schmidt, 1937

Photo by Photo by Nazarkin, M.V., O.S. Voskoboinikova and A.A. Balanov
 
Gilbertidia pustulosa
[]



North Pacific
Max. Length 9.8 cm TL
Malacocottus aleuticus (Smith, 1904)

Photo by Photo by Bull. U.S. Bur. Fish.
 
Malacocottus aleuticus
[Whitetail sculpin]
No picture found

Max. Length 20 cm TL

 
Malacocottus gibber
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 20 cm TL

 
Malacocottus kincaidi
[Blackfin sculpin]



North Pacific
Max. Length 35 cm SL
Malacocottus zonurus Bean, 1890

Photo by Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Malacocottus zonurus
[Darkfin sculpin]
No picture found


 
Neophrynichthys heterospilos
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 21.5 cm SL

 
Neophrynichthys latus
[Dark toadfish]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 35.8 cm SL
Psychrolutes inermis (Vaillant, 1888)

Photo by Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Psychrolutes inermis
[]



Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Psychrolutes macrocephalus (Gilchrist, 1904)

Photo by Photo by Le Noury, P.
 
Psychrolutes macrocephalus
[]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Psychrolutes marcidus (McCulloch, 1926)

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Psychrolutes marcidus
[Smooth-head blobfish]



Southeast Pacific and Sou
Max. Length 31.9 cm SL
Psychrolutes marmoratus (Gill, 1889)

Photo by Photo by Reyes, P.
 
Psychrolutes marmoratus
[]
No picture found


 
Psychrolutes microporos
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 11.5 cm SL

 
Psychrolutes occidentalis
[Western Australian sculpin]



North Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Psychrolutes paradoxus Günther, 1861

Photo by Photo by Nichols, J.
 
Psychrolutes paradoxus
[Tadpole sculpin]



North Pacific
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Psychrolutes phrictus Stein & Bond, 1978

Photo by Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Psychrolutes phrictus
[Blob sculpin]



Northeast Pacific
Max. Length 8.3 cm TL
Psychrolutes sigalutes (Jordan & Starks, 1895)

Photo by Photo by Bull. U.S. Bur. Fish.
 
Psychrolutes sigalutes
[Soft sculpin]



Southeast Pacific

Psychrolutes sio Nelson, 1980

Photo by Photo by Reyes, P.
 
Psychrolutes sio
[]
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Max. Length 12 cm SL

 
Psychrolutes subspinosus
[]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Ambophthalmos angustus Pale toadfish Southwest Pacific 29 SL 1977
Ambophthalmos eurystigmatephoros Southwest Pacific 26.2 SL 1999
Ambophthalmos magnicirrus Southwest Pacific 25 SL 1977
Cottunculus granulosus Fathead Southwest Atlantic 21.7 SL 1968
Cottunculus konstantinovi Northeast Atlantic 1991
Cottunculus microps Polar sculpin North Atlantic 30 SL 1875
Cottunculus nudus Bonyskull toadfish Southwest Pacific 1989
Cottunculus sadko Arctic to Northeast Atlan 19 TL 1937
Cottunculus spinosus Southeast Atlantic 4.5 TL 1906
Cottunculus thomsonii Pallid sculpin Atlantic Ocean 43 TL 1882
Cottunculus tubulosus Northeast Atlantic 4.7 SL 2007
Dasycottus setiger Spinyhead sculpin North Pacific 73 TL 1890
Ebinania australiae Eastern Indian Ocean 41.2 SL 2006
Ebinania brephocephala Northwest Pacific 15 SL 1903
Ebinania costaecanariae Eastern Atlantic 30 TL 1961
Ebinania gyrinoides Western Central Pacific 1913
Ebinania macquariensis Macquarie blobfish Southern Ocean 12.0 SL 1982
Ebinania malacocephala Southern Ocean 22 SL 1982
Ebinania vermiculata Northwest Pacific 30 SL 1932
Eurymen bassargini Northwest Pacific 36 TL 1930
Eurymen gyrinus Smoothcheek sculpin North Pacific 39 TL 1912
Gilbertidia dolganovi Northwest Pacific 1993
Gilbertidia pustulosa North Pacific 7.6 SL 1937
Malacocottus aleuticus Whitetail sculpin North Pacific 9.8 TL 1904
Malacocottus gibber Northwest Pacific 20 TL 1930
Malacocottus kincaidi Blackfin sculpin North Pacific 20 TL 1905
Malacocottus zonurus Darkfin sculpin North Pacific 35 SL 1890
Neophrynichthys heterospilos Southwest Pacific 2000
Neophrynichthys latus Dark toadfish Southwest Pacific 21.5 SL 1875
Psychrolutes inermis Eastern Atlantic 35.8 SL 1888
Psychrolutes macrocephalus Southeast Atlantic 30 TL 1904
Psychrolutes marcidus Smooth-head blobfish Southwest Pacific 30 TL 1926
Psychrolutes marmoratus Southeast Pacific and Sou 31.9 SL 1889
Psychrolutes microporos Southwest Pacific 1995
Psychrolutes occidentalis Western Australian sculpin Eastern Indian Ocean 11.5 SL 1990
Psychrolutes paradoxus Tadpole sculpin North Pacific 7 TL 1861
Psychrolutes phrictus Blob sculpin North Pacific 70 TL 1978
Psychrolutes sigalutes Soft sculpin Northeast Pacific 8.3 TL 1895
Psychrolutes sio Southeast Pacific 1980
Psychrolutes subspinosus Northeast Atlantic 12 SL 1902



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