Rough sculpin

The Rough sculpin lives in the demersal, freshwater environment.

Rough sculpins are primarily found in clear, cool, fast water. They live in spring-fed streams where water temperatures rarely exceed 15°C and occupy areas with aquatic vegetation and a sand or gravel substrate. More

The rough sculpin (Cottus asperrimus) is a species of fish in the Cottidae family. It is endemic to the United States. Source - * Gimenez Dixon, M. 1996. Cottus asperrimus. More

Throughout the year rough sculpins feed on chironomid and baetid mayfly larvae, though they tend to avoid snails and stonefly larvae. The diversity in a sculpins diet increases with body size. Rough sculpins grow slower than other sculpin species. More

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Common names

rough sculpin in English
糙皮杜父魚 in Mandarin Chinese
糙皮杜父鱼 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Scorpaeniformes
Family : Cottidae
Genus : Cottus
Species : Cottus asperrimus
Authority : Rutter, 1908