Baikal sculpin

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Baikal sculpins
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Scorpaeniformes
Superfamily: Cottoidea
Family: Cottocomephoridae
L. S. Berg, 1907

Cottocomephoridae, the Bighead sculpins or Baikal sculpins, are a family of scorpaeniform fishes mostly endemic to Russia (one species ranges into Mongolia) where they are mostly found in Lake Baikal and surrounding lakes and rivers.[1]

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  1. ^ a b Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2012). "Cottocomephoridae" in FishBase. December 2012 version.