Triglops forficatus (Gilbert, 1896)
Scissortail sculpin
Triglops forficatus
photo by Bull. U.S. Bur. Fish.

 Family:  Cottidae (Sculpins)
 Max. size:  25 cm TL (male/unsexed); 27.5 cm SL (female)
 Environment:  demersal; depth range 20 - 470 m
 Distribution:  North Pacific: northern Kuril Islands to the Bering Sea and east to the Gulf of Alaska.
 Diagnosis:   
 Biology:  Inhabits primarily outer-shelf regions with a preference for bottoms of sand, pebbles, gravel, and shell.
 IUCN Red List Status:   (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   
 

 Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 01.05.91
 Modified by: Sampang-Reyes, Arlene G. - 09.02.04
 Checked by: Froese, Rainer - 03.08.94

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