Artedius

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Artedius
Artedius corallinus.jpg
Coralline Sculpin (A. corallinus)
Artediusfenestralis.jpg
Padded Sculpin (A. fenestralis)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Scorpaeniformes
Family: Cottidae
Genus: Artedius
(Girard, 1856)
Synonyms[1]
  • Allartedius (Hubbs, 1926)
  • Astrolytes (Jordan & Starks, 1895)
  • Axyrias (Starks, 1896)
  • Parartedius (Hubbs, 1926)
  • Parastrolytes (Hubbs, 1926)
  • Pterygiocottus (Bean & Weed, 1920)
  • Ruscariops (Hubbs, 1926)

Artedius is a genus of sculpins native to the Pacific Ocean. Identified by Charles Frédéric Girard in 1856, it was named after Peter Artedi, a fellow naturalist.[2]

Species[edit]

There are currently five recognized species in this genus:[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Synonyms of Artedius". GBIF.org. Retrieved June 18, 2014. 
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer. "Artedius notospilotus, Bonehead sculpin". FishBase. Retrieved May 26, 2014. 
  3. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2012). Species of Artedius in FishBase. December 2012 version.