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Family Cottidae--Sculpin Family

Sculpins have a large mouth, large fanlike pectoral fins, one to four spines at the front of the gill cover, no or few scales and two dorsal fins.

mottled sculpin--Cottus bairdi
banded sculpin--Cottus carolinae
slimy sculpin--Cottus cognatus
spoonhead sculpin--Cottus ricei [extirpated]
deepwater sculpin--Myoxocephalus thompsoni

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