WoRMS taxon details

Cottus cognatus Richardson, 1836

159512  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159512)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Distribution North America: throughout most of mainland Canada and Alaska; Atlantic Slope drainages south to Potomac River in Virginia,...  
Distribution North America: throughout most of mainland Canada and Alaska; Atlantic Slope drainages south to Potomac River in Virginia, USA; St. Lawrence-Great Lakes basin; upper Mississippi River basin in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Iowa, USA; upper Columbia River drainage in Canada and USA; also in Siberia, Russia [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Cottus cognatus Richardson, 1836. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159512 on 2018-11-16
Date
action
by
2005-05-30 09:27:08Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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basis of record Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

additional source Gulf of Maine Biogeographic Information System (GMBIS) Electronic Atlas. 2002. November, 2002.  [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Diet Feeds mostly on aquatic insect larvae and nymphs but also on crustaceans, small fishes, and plant materials  [details]

Distribution North America: throughout most of mainland Canada and Alaska; Atlantic Slope drainages south to Potomac River in Virginia, USA; St. Lawrence-Great Lakes basin; upper Mississippi River basin in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Iowa, USA; upper Columbia River drainage in Canada and USA; also in Siberia, Russia [details]

Habitat Inhabits rocky riffles of cold streams, rocky areas of lakes (commonly at 90-106 m depth), springs and their effluents. [details]

Habitat benthic [details]

Importance Social- show aquarium [details]

Reproduction presumably moving to and from fresh water, at least for spawning  [details]
 

LanguageName 
English slimy sculpin  [details]
French chabot visqueux  [details]