Phallocottus obtusus

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Phallocottus obtusus
Conservation status
Not evaluated (IUCN 3.1)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Scorpaeniformes
Family: Cottidae
Genus: Phallocottus
L. P. Schultz, 1938
Species: P. obtusus
Binomial name
Phallocottus obtusus
L. P. Schultz, 1938

Phallocottus obtusus, the spineless sculpin, is a species of sculpin native to the Pacific Ocean waters around the Aleutian Islands, Alaska. It is found at depths of from 0 to 150 metres (0 to 492 ft). This species is the only known member of its genus.[1]


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