Japanese fluvial sculpin

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Japanese fluvial sculpin
Cottus reinii(Hamamatsu,Shizuoka,Japan).jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Scorpaeniformes
Family: Cottidae
Genus: Cottus
C. pollux
Binomial name
Cottus pollux
Günther, 1873

The Japanese fluvial sculpin (Cottus pollux) is a species of fish in the family Cottidae. It is endemic to Japan, where it inhabits mountain streams in Honshu, Shikoku, and Kyushu. It reaches a maximum length of 15.0 cm (5.9 in) .[1]


  1. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2014). "Cottus pollux" in FishBase. February 2014 version.