Cedar sculpin

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Cedar sculpin
Not evaluated (IUCN 3.1)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Scorpaeniformes
Family: Cottidae
Genus: Cottus
Species: C. schitsuumsh
Binomial name
Cottus schitsuumsh
M. Lemoine, M. K. Young, McKelvey, L. Eby, Pilgrim & M. K. Schwartz, 2014

The Cedar sculpin (Cottus schitsuumsh), is a small, large-headed species of cottid that is found in the Coeur d'Alene and St. Joe rivers in northern Idaho, and in a stretch of the Clark Fork river in western Montana.[1][2]


  1. ^ Lemoine, M., Young, M.K., McKelvey, K.S., Eby, L., Pilgrim, K.L. & Schwartz, Michael K. (2014). "Cottus schitsuumsh, a new species of sculpin (Scorpaeniformes: Cottidae) in the Columbia River basin, Idaho-Montana, USA" (PDF). Zootaxa. 3755 (3): 241–25. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.3755.3.3. 
  2. ^ Zuckerman, L. (2014). "New big-headed fish species discovered in Idaho and Montana rivers". Reuters.