Trichocottus brashnikovi Soldatov & Pavlenko, 1915
Hairhead sculpin
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 Family:  Cottidae (Sculpins)
 Max. size:  22.5 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  demersal; depth range 7 - 87 m
 Distribution:  Northwest Pacific: western Bering Sea off Cape Navarin; Sea of Okhotsk and northern Sea of Japan off Tatar Strait. Northeast Pacific: northeastern Bering Sea between St. Lawrence Island and Seaward Peninsula.
 Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 9-11; Dorsal soft rays (total): 15-16; Anal spines: 0-0; Anal soft rays: 12-14
 Biology:  Found on sandy bottoms (Ref. 43939).
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
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 Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 14.10.03

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