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Cottunculus thomsoniiCottunculus thomsonii
(Pallid sculpin)

Scientific name: Cottunculus thomsonii (Günther, 1882)
Popular names: Pallid sculpin
Danish name:?

Family: Psychrolutidae (Fatheads)

Distribution: Atlantic Ocean
Capture site: Davis and Denmark Strait

Depth: 100 - 1600 meter (bathydemersal)
Max. size: 43 cm / 1.36 kg

 

Description


We have potentially caught the largest ever documented specimen of 43 cm and 1.359 kg at the west coast of Greenland in the summer 2012.


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