Taxon profile


Alpine Bullhead
Cottus poecilopus Heckel, 1836

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Scorpaeniformes - scorpionfishes and flatheads »  family Cottidae - sculpins »  genus Cottus

Scientific synonyms

Cottus poecilopus poecilopus Heckel, 1837
Cottus poecilopus altaicus Kaschenko, 1899
Cottus czanaga Dybowski, 1869
Cottus poecilopus macrostomus Jeitteles, 1862
Cottus poecilopus microstomus Jeitteles, 1862
Cottus poecilopterus Heckel, 1837

Other names

= Carpathian Sculpin
= Mottlefoot Sculpin

Least Concern


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Similar species

Cottus gobio Linnaeus, 1758 - European Bullhead

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