Tadpole sculpin

The Tadpole sculpin lives in the demersal, marine, depth range 0 - 1100 m environment.

tadpole sculpin, Psychrolutes paradoxus, are the dwarves of the family-reaching no more than 7-10 cm in length To return to the thumbnails page, click the center button below. More

The tadpole sculpin has a large smooth head that looks like a tadpole. It grows to 2.5 inches (6.4 cm) long. 4. The grunt sculpin is a weak swimmer, so it usually walks on the bottom using its pectoral fins. More

There is a fish called the tadpole sculpin, but this is the buffalo sculpin (Enophrys bison). It belongs to a large family of fish called the Cottidae. There is quite a difference in appearance between the approximately 36 species found on the west coast of Canada. More

Common names

Haletudse-paddeulk in Danish (dansk)
tadpole sculpin in English
Uranaikajika in Japanese (日本語)
寒隐棘杜父鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
寒隱棘杜父魚 in Mandarin Chinese
물수배기 in Korean (한국어)

Order : Scorpaeniformes
Family : Psychrolutidae
Genus : Psychrolutes
Species : Psychrolutes paradoxus
Authority : G