Rough sculpin

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Rough sculpin
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Scorpaeniformes
Family: Cottidae
Genus: Cottus
C. asperrimus
Binomial name
Cottus asperrimus
Rutter, 1908

The rough sculpin (Cottus asperrimus) is a species of fish in the family Cottidae. It is endemic to the United States. Its habitat includes spring-fed tributaries of the Pit River system in northeastern Shasta County, California, including the Fall River and its major tributary, the Tule River. It reaches a maximum length of 8.4 cm.[2]


  1. ^ NatureServe (2014). "Cottus asperrimus". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2014: e.T5437A15363499. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2014-3.RLTS.T5437A15363499.en. Retrieved 8 November 2017.
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