Hemilepidotus

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Hemilepidotus
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Red Irish Lord (H. hemilepidotus)
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Butterfly Sculpin (female) (H. papilio)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Scorpaeniformes
Family: Cottidae
Genus: Hemilepidotus
G. Cuvier, 1829

Hemilepidotus, the Irish lords, is a genus of sculpins native mostly to the northern Pacific Ocean and the Arctic Ocean.

Species[edit]

There are currently six recognized species in this genus:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2012). Species of Hemilepidotus in FishBase. December 2012 version.