From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Arctic staghorn sculpin (G. tricuspis)
Gymnocanthus detrisus.jpg
G. detrisus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Scorpaeniformes
Family: Cottidae
Genus: Gymnocanthus
Swainson, 1839

Gymnocanthus is a genus of sculpins, fishes in the family Cottidae.

Of the seven recognized species in this genus, five are native to the northern Pacific Ocean, whereas one lives in arctic waters adjacent to the Atlantic, and one in the central Atlantic:[1]


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