Herzenstein's rough sculpin

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Herzenstein's rough sculpin
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Scorpaeniformes
Family: Abyssocottidae
Genus: Asprocottus
A. herzensteini
Binomial name
Asprocottus herzensteini
Berg, 1906

Asprocottus herzensteini, the Herzenstein's rough sculpin, is a deepwater sculpin, a freshwater fish which is endemic to Lake Baikal, Russia.[1] It was described by Lev Berg in 1906.[2] It dwells at a depth range of 22–887 metres, and is abundantly found below 60 m. Males can reach a maximum total length of 11.5 centimetres.[1]


  1. ^ a b Asprocottus herzensteini at www.fishbase.org.
  2. ^ Berg, L. S., 1906 (27 Nov.) Übersicht der Cataphracti (Fam. Cottidae, Cottocomephoridae und Comephoridae) des Baikalsees. Zoologischer Anzeiger v. 30 (no. 26): 906–911.