Sculpin Animal Pictures

Sculpin (Bero elegans) Bottom fish of small size. It reaches a length of 20 cm. It lives mainly in the coastal zone among rocks, boulders, on pebble-gravel soil.

Sculpin (Bero elegans) Bottom fish of small size. It reaches a length of 20 cm. It lives mainly in the coastal zone among rocks, boulders, on pebble-gravel soil.
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Sculpin (Bero elegans) Bottom fish of small size. It reaches a length of 20 cm. It lives mainly in the coastal zone among rocks, boulders, on pebble-gravel soil.

Shorthorn Sculpin underwater in the St. Lawrence River in Canada. Sculpins are bottom-dwellers who do not have a swim-bladder.

Shorthorn Sculpin underwater in the St. Lawrence River in Canada. Sculpins are bottom-dwellers who do not have a swim-bladder.
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Shorthorn Sculpin underwater in the St. Lawrence River in Canada. Sculpins are bottom-dwellers who do not have a swim-bladder.

The skin of the Sculpin is prickly and the spines on its head and fins contain a poison. It’s easy for a fisherman to get stuck by this fish’s spines while handling it.

The skin of the Sculpin is prickly and the spines on its head and fins contain a poison. It’s easy for a fisherman to get stuck by this fish’s spines while handling it.
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The skin of the Sculpin is prickly and the spines on its head and fins contain a poison. It’s easy for a fisherman to get stuck by this fish’s spines while handling it.

Sailfin sculpin fish close up. Sculpins are able to breathe through their skins using a method called cutaneous respiration.

Sailfin sculpin fish close up. Sculpins are able to breathe through their skins using a method called cutaneous respiration.
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Sailfin sculpin fish close up. Sculpins are able to breathe through their skins using a method called cutaneous respiration.

Sculpin juvenile caught in a net.

Sculpin juvenile caught in a net.
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Sculpin juvenile caught in a net.

Sculpin isolated on white background.

Sculpin isolated on white background.
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Sculpin isolated on white background.