Cottocomephorus inermis (Yakovlev, 1890)
Longfin Baikal sculpin
Cottocomephorus inermis
photo by Sideleva, V.G.

Family:  Cottidae (Sculpins)
Max. size:  22 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; depth range 50 - 500 m, potamodromous
Distribution:  Asia: endemic to Lake Baikal.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 8-10; Dorsal soft rays (total): 18-21; Anal spines: 0-0; Anal soft rays: 20-22
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 27.02.97
Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 19.05.14

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