Pygmy sculpin

The pygmy sculpin, Cottus paulus, is a species of fish in the Cottidae family.

The Pygmy sculpin lives in the demersal, freshwater environment.

The Pygmy sculpin is classified as Critically Endangered (CR), facing an extremely high risk of extinction in the wild.

* States/US Territories in which the Pygmy Sculpin is known to occur: Alabama * For more information: More

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

Pygmy Sculpin ()Pygmy Sculpin () Spiny-Headed Sculpin Baikal seals live primarily in the northern parts of the lake, where scientists have discovered hydrothermal vents (inflows of earth-heated water) at... More

developed a Draft Recovery Strategy for Cultus pygmy sculpin, which is intended to protect and recover this species at risk. The Recovery Strategy describes the species and its ecology, threats to its survival and habitat, and knowledge gaps related to recovery. More

Male Pygmy Sculpins (Cottus pygmaeus) were found to abandon nests that contained clutches of eggs, presumably establishing new nests elsewhere. These abandoned nests were readily occupied by new males (allopaternal males) that continued paternal care of existing clutches and usually acquired new clutches. More

Pygmy sculpin front viewPygmy sculpin front view© Dr Carol Johnstone / The State of Alabama To include a portlet-style image link, please: Copy to clipboard iconCopy the code in the box below. Paste from clipboard iconPaste it into your page code. More

Information on pygmy sculpin is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly. References - 1. IUCN Red List (July, 2009) http://www.iucnredlist. More

pygmy sculpin is distinguishable from the other species by its small adult size, broadly connected dorsal fins, two preopercular spines, and a I, 3 pelvic fin ray count. More

While the Cultus pygmy sculpin is unique to Cultus Lake, it does have some close relatives in Washington State, near Seattle. Both evolved from the Coast range sculpin, a widespread species found in Pacific coastal streams. More

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pygmy sculpin (Cottus paulus) in Coldwater Spring, Calhoun County, Alabama Author: Johnston C.E. Source: Ecology of Freshwater Fish, Volume 10, Number 2, June 2001 , pp. More

Brief Description of Cultus Pygmy Sculpin and Its Habitat The Cultus pygmy sculpin was first identified in 1934 and most of what we know about it comes from a single paper, published by Ricker in 1960. More

Common names

pygmy sculpin in English
小杜父魚 in Mandarin Chinese
小杜父鱼 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Scorpaeniformes
Family : Cottidae
Genus : Cottus
Species : Cottus paulus
Authority : Williams, 2000