Polar sculpin

The Polar sculpin lives in the bathydemersal, marine, depth range 165 - 1342 m , usually 165 - 215 m environment.

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The polar sculpin feeds on a variety of invertebrates on the ocean floor, at depths between 170 and 895 m. This soft sculpin has a distinctive appearance, with rough spiny skin, including several noticeable thick, short spines on top of the head. More

Common names

Almindelig paddeulk in Danish (dansk)
Arctic sculpin in English
artic sculpin in Unknown
cotte polaire in French (français)
Kryttlingur in Faroese (Føroyskt)
Maloglasy cottunculus in Russian (русский язык)
Marhnátill in Icelandic (Íslenska)
Marhnýtill in Icelandic (Íslenska)
Paddeulke in Norwegian (Norsk)
Paddulk in Swedish (Svenska)
Polar sculpin in English
极地拟杜父鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
极地拟杜父鱼 in Unknown
極地擬杜父魚 in Mandarin Chinese
極地擬杜父魚 in Unknown

Order : Scorpaeniformes
Family : Psychrolutidae
Genus : Cottunculus
Species : Cottunculus microps
Authority : Collett, 1875