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Taxonomic Serial No.: 167196

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s): Icelidae
  Common Name(s): sculpins [English]
    bullheads [English]
    scaleless sculpins [English]
    chabots de mer [French]
    scorpions de mer [French]
    chabots [French]
    charrascos espinosos [Spanish]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2005   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                            OrderScorpaeniformes  – chabots, rascasses, mail-cheeked fishes, scorpion fishes, sculpins  
                               SuborderCottoidei  – sculpins, chabots  
                                     FamilyCottidae  – sculpins, bullheads, scaleless sculpins, chabots de mer, scorpions de mer, chabots, charrascos espinosos  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Genus Alcichthys Jordan and Starks, 1904  
                                        Genus Andriashevicottus Fedorov, 1990  
                                        Genus Antipodocottus Bolin, 1952  
                                        Genus Archistes Jordan and Gilbert in Jordan and Evermann, 1898  
                                        Genus Argyrocottus Herzenstein, 1892  
                                        Genus Artediellichthys Taranetz, 1941  
                                        Genus Artediellina Taranetz, 1937  
                                        Genus Artedielloides Soldatov, 1922  
                                        Genus Artediellus Jordan, 1885 – hookear sculpins 
                                        Genus Artedius Girard, 1856  
                                        Genus Ascelichthys Jordan and Gilbert, 1880  
                                        Genus Asemichthys Gilbert, 1912  
                                        Genus Astrocottus Bolin, 1936  
                                        Genus Atopocottus Bolin, 1936  
                                        Genus Batrachocottus Berg, 1903  
                                        Genus Bero Jordan and Starks, 1904  
                                        Genus Bolinia Yabe, 1991  
                                        Genus Chitonotus Lockington, 1879  
                                        Genus Clinocottus Gill, 1861 – sharpnose sculpins 
                                        Genus Cottiusculus Schmidt in Jordan and Starks, 1904  
                                        Genus Cottocomephorus Pellegrin, 1900  
                                        Genus Cottus Linnaeus, 1758 – Miller's thumbs, freshwater sculpins 
                                        Genus Daruma Jordan and Starks, 1904  
                                        Genus Enophrys Swainson, 1839 – stone sculpins 
                                        Genus Furcina Jordan and Starks, 1904  
                                        Genus Gymnocanthus Swainson, 1839  
                                        Genus Hemilepidotus Cuvier, 1829  
                                        Genus Icelinus Jordan, 1885  
                                        Genus Icelus Krøyer, 1845  
                                        Genus Jordania Starks, 1895  
                                        Genus Leiocottus Girard, 1856  
                                        Genus Leocottus Taliev, 1955  
                                        Genus Lepidobero Qin and Jin, 1992  
                                        Genus Leptocottus Girard, 1854 – Pacific staghorn sculpins 
                                        Genus Megalocottus Gill, 1861  
                                        Genus Melletes Bean, 1880  
                                        Genus Mesocottus Gratzianov, 1907  
                                        Genus Micrenophrys Andriashev, 1954  
                                        Genus Microcottus Schmidt, 1940  
                                        Genus Myoxocephalus Tilesius, 1811 – daddy sculpins, great sculpins, shorthorn sculpins, fourhorn sculpins 
                                        Genus Ocynectes Jordan and Starks, 1904  
                                        Genus Oligocottus Girard, 1856 – tidepool johnnies 
                                        Genus Orthonopias Starks and Mann, 1911  
                                        Genus Paracottus Taliev in Berg, 1949  
                                        Genus Paricelinus Eigenmann and Eigenmann, 1889  
                                        Genus Phallocottus Schultz, 1938  
                                        Genus Phasmatocottus Bolin, 1936  
                                        Genus Porocottus Gill, 1859 – fringed sculpins 
                                        Genus Pseudoblennius Temminck and Schlegel, 1850  
                                        Genus Radulinopsis Soldatov and Lindberg, 1930  
                                        Genus Radulinus Gilbert, 1890  
                                        Genus Rastrinus Jordan and Evermann, 1896  
                                        Genus Ricuzenius Jordan and Starks, 1904  
                                        Genus Ruscarius Jordan and Starks, 1895  
                                        Genus Scorpaenichthys Girard, 1854 – gabezones 
                                        Genus Sigmistes Rutter in Jordan and Evermann, 1898  
                                        Genus Stelgistrum Jordan and Gilbert in Jordan and Evermann, 1898  
                                        Genus Stlegicottus Bolin, 1936  
                                        Genus Stlengis Jordan and Starks, 1904  
                                        Genus Synchirus Bean, 1890  
                                        Genus Taurocottus Soldatov and Pavlenko, 1915  
                                        Genus Taurulus Gratzianov, 1907  
                                        Genus Thyriscus Gilbert and Burke, 1912  
                                        Genus Trachidermus Heckel, 1837  
                                        Genus Trichocottus Soldatov and Pavlenko, 1915  
                                        Genus Triglops Reinhardt, 1830  
                                        Genus Vellitor Jordan and Starks, 1904  
                                        Genus Zesticelus Jordan and Evermann, 1896  

  Expert: Wayne C. Starnes  
  Notes: Research Curator of Fishes, North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences, Research Laboratory, 4301 Reedy Creek Rd., Raleigh, NC, 27607, USA   
  Reference for: Cottidae    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: ITIS*ca, website (version 2002)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Reference for: chabots de mer[French], scorpions de mer [French]   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Cottidae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Hureau, J.-C., and Th. Monod, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1973   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Check-list of the fishes of the north-eastern Atlantic and of the Mediterranean (Clofnam), vol. 1   
  Page(s): xxii + 683   
  Publisher: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)   
  Publication Place: Paris, France   
  ISBN/ISSN: 92-3-001100-2, 0385-1109  
  Reference for: Cottidae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Moore, Jon A., Karsten E. Hartel, James E. Craddock, and John K. Galbraith  
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title: An annotated list of deepwater fishes from off the New England region, with new area records   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Northeastern Naturalist, vol. 10, no. 2   
  Page(s): 159-248   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1092-6194   
  Reference for: Cottidae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nelson, Joseph S.  
  Publication Date: 1994   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Fishes of the World, Third Edition   
  Page(s): xvii + 600   
  Publisher: John Wiley and Sons   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-471-54713-1   
  Reference for: Cottidae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nelson, Joseph S., Edwin J. Crossman, H. Espinosa-Pérez, L. T. Findley, C. R. Gilbert, et al., eds.  
  Publication Date: 2004   
  Article/Chapter Title: Common and scientific names of fishes from the United States, Canada, and Mexico, Sixth Edition   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication, no. 29   
  Page(s): ix + 386   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-888569-61-1, 0097-0638  
  Notes: Full author list: Nelson, Joseph S., Edwin J. Crossman, Héctor Espinosa-Pérez, Lloyd T. Findley, Carter R. Gilbert, Robert N. Lea, and James D. Williams   
  Reference for: chabots[French], charrascos espinosos [Spanish], sculpins [English]   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Shiino, Sueo M.  
  Publication Date: 1976   
  Article/Chapter Title: List of Common Names of Fishes of the World, Those Prevailing among English-speaking Nations   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Science Report of Shima Marineland, no. 4   
  Page(s): 262   
  Publisher: Shima Marineland   
  Publication Place: Kashikojima, Shima, Mie, Japan   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0385-1109   
  Reference for: Cottidae, sculpins [English]   

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