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Cottus aleuticus


Cottus aleuticus was originally described as Cottus aleuticus by Gilbert in 1896. It belongs to the family Cottidae. It is commonly known as Coastrange sculpin but has many other common names such as coastrange sculpin in USA (contiguous states), Aleutian sculpin in British Columbia, Aleutian sculpin in Canada, Chabot côtier in Quebec, Can.. more common names It is found in Fresh and Brackish water.
Species   aleuticus
AuthorWI   Gilbert [C. H.]
AuthorNI   Gilbert
Qualification   ---
Year   1896
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Scorpaeniformes Scorpaeniformes
Family   Cottidae
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Genus   Cottus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Scorpaeniformes
Family   Cottidae
Genus   Cottus
Original Name   Cottus        
Taxon Name   aleuticus
Original Combination   Cottus aleuticus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Cottus aleuticus
OriginalSubGenus   Cottus
Original Author   Gilbert
Original AuthorWI   Gilbert [C. H.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1896
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Streams at Iliuliuk, Unalaska, Bering Sea.
Types   Syntypes: ANSP 39139 (1); BMNH 1896.7.23.59 (1), 1900.7.11.2 (1); MCZ 28368 (1); ?NMW; CAS-SU 2610 (19); USNM 48716 (1); ZMUO J1417 (1).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Böhlke 1953:128 [ref. 12291], Pethon 1969:7 [ref. 19268], Böhlke 1984:65 [ref. 13621].
Primary Code   ---
Journal   Rep. U. S. Fish Comm.
Citation   v. 19 [1893]
Page   418

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Cottus aleuticus
Current Species   aleuticus
Current Genus Cottus
Current AuthorWI Gilbert [C. H.]
Current AuthorNI   Gilbert
Current Year   1896
Current Family Cottidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat freshwater, brackish.        
Water Fresh and Brackish water
Habitat Notes Inhabits gravel and rubble riffles of medium to large rivers and rocky shores of lakes. Occasionally enters estuaries. Young up to 35 days are planktonic (Ref. 1998). Feeds mostly at night and mostly on aquatic insects and benthic invertebrates. May feed on eggs and fry of @Oncorhynchus gorbuscha@ (Ref. 1998). Considered a forage fish for some salmonids (Ref. 1998).

Current Summary   Valid as Cottus aleuticus  Gilbert 1896. Cottidae.
Name History   •See Coffie 1998:126 [ref. 24964]. •Valid as Cottus aleuticus Gilbert 1896 -- (Lee et al. 1980:801 [ref. 22416], McAllister 1990:196 [ref. 14674], Page & Burr 1991:247 [ref. 18983], Swift et al. 1993:129 [ref. 22379], Chereshnev 1996:605 [ref. 24659], Scott & Crossman 1998:820 [ref. 24570], Mecklenburg et al. 2002:470 [ref. 25968], Moyle 2002:349 [ref. 26449], Wydoski & Whitney 2003:201 [ref. 27816], Nelson et al. 2004:119 [ref. 27807], McPhail 2007:450 [ref. 31199], Scharpf 2008:7 [ref. 30399], Page & Burr 2011:471 [ref. 31215], Page et al. 2013:122 [ref. 32708], Goto et al. 2014:[9] [ref. 33456], Pietsch & Orr 2015:40 [ref. 34694], Kells et al. 2016:168 [ref. 35888]).

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acadian Cottus acadian Walbaum [J. J.] 1792Synonym
aenaeus Cottus aenaeus Mitchill [S. L.] 1814Synonym
affinis Cottus affinis Heckel [J. J.] 1839Synonym
altaicus Cottus altaicus Kaschenko [N.] 1899Valid
altaicus Cottus altaicus Li [S.-C.] & Ho [C.-W.] in Li, Tai, Chang, Ma & Ho 1966Synonym
alvordii Cottus alvordii Girard [C. F.] 1851Synonym
amblystomopsis Cottus amblystomopsis Schmidt [P. Yu.] 1904Valid
anceps Cottus (Acanthocottus) anceps Sauvage [H.-E.] 1878Synonym
anceps Cottus anceps Sauvage [H.-E.] 1878Synonym
annae Cottus annae Jordan [D. S.] & Starks [E. C.] in Jordan 1896Synonym
anostomus Cottus anostomus Pallas [P. S.] 1814Synonym
arachlensis Cottus arachlensis (Tarkhova [Yu. N.] 1962)Synonym
asper Cottus asper Richardson [J.] (ex Gairdner) 1836Valid
asperrima Cottus asperrima Rutter [C. L.] 1908Synonym
asperrimus Cottus asperrimus Rutter [C. L.] 1908Valid
asundensis Cottus asundensis Lönnberg [E.] 1932Synonym
aturi Cottus aturi Freyhof [J.], Kottelat [M.] & Nolte [A.] 2005Valid
australis Cottus australis Shaw [G.] in White 1790Synonym
axillaris Cottus axillaris (Gill [T. N.] 1859)Synonym
baicalensis Cottus baicalensis Dybowski [B. N.] 1874Synonym
baileyi Cottus baileyi Robins [C. R.] 1961Valid
bairdi Cottus bairdi Girard [C. F.] 1850Synonym
bairdii Cottus bairdii Girard [C. F.] 1850Valid
bathybius Cottus bathybius Günther [A.] 1878Synonym
bauntovi Cottus bauntovi Taliev [D. N.] 1946Synonym
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