Marbled sculpin

The Marbled sculpin lives in the demersal, freshwater environment.

Marbled Sculpin, Cottus klamathensis This photo of a marbled sculpin, approximately 7.5 cm (3”) long, was taken by Lisa Thompson and Daniel J. Drake (dorsal view). Location: Shasta River, California. Date: 12/16/2003. More

Marbled sculpin are usually found in cold (<20°C) spring-fed streams that have a low gradient and adequate aquatic vegetation. They tend to occupy pools or runs with cover, where optimal temperatures might be 11-15°C. More

Bill Toth took this "Giant Marbled Sculpin" and set a line record for this spiecis. Sept. 2005 1.jpg Noland caught some nice fish. In the 2005 season there plenty of smiles. More

Bigeye marbled sculpin, Cottus klamathensis macrops. California species of special concern ( More

Common names

Marbled sculpin in English
石紋杜父魚 in Mandarin Chinese
石纹杜父鱼 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Scorpaeniformes
Family : Cottidae
Genus : Cottus
Species : Cottus klamathensis
Authority : Gilbert, 1898