Megalocottus platycephalus

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Megalocottus platycephalus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Scorpaeniformes
Family: Cottidae
Genus: Megalocottus
T. N. Gill, 1861
Species: M. platycephalus
Binomial name
Megalocottus platycephalus
(Pallas, 1814)

Megalocottus platycephalus is a species of sculpin native to the northern Pacific Ocean. This species grows to a length of 42 centimetres (17 in) TL. This species, the only known member of its genus, is split into two sub-species:[1]


  1. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2012). "Megalocottus platycephalus" in FishBase. December 2012 version.