Cottoid
Cottoid Cot"toid (k?t"toid), a. [NL. cottus sculpin + -oid.] (Zo["o]l.) Like a fish of the genus {Cottus}. -- n. A fish belonging to, or resembling, the genus {Cottus}. See {Sculpin}. [1913 Webster]

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  • salpa — Sculpin Scul pin, n. [Written also skulpin.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) Any one of numerous species of marine cottoid fishes of the genus {Cottus}, or {Acanthocottus}, having a large head armed with several sharp spines, and a broad mouth. They are generally …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scorpaenichthys marmoratus — Sculpin Scul pin, n. [Written also skulpin.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) Any one of numerous species of marine cottoid fishes of the genus {Cottus}, or {Acanthocottus}, having a large head armed with several sharp spines, and a broad mouth. They are generally …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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