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Cottus petiti

(Lez sculpin)

Overview

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Family : Sculpins ; Laboratory experiments, using natural photoperiod and constant temperature of 15-16¦C corresponding with those of its habitat , showed that a female could lay eggs several times with less than one month interval. Between 20 to 70 eggs of relatively large size (2.1 mm) are laid[1].

Vulnerable

Threat status

Common Names

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Common Names in Chinese:

佩氏杜父魚

Common Names in English:

Lez sculpin

Common Names in French:

Chabot du Lez

Common Names in German:

Petit Groppe

Common Names in Hungarian:

Petit kölönte

Common Names in Mandarin Chinese:

佩氏杜父魚, 佩氏杜父鱼

Description

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Physical Description

Species Cottus petiti

Males are commonly 56 cm (Total Length)

Habitat

Ecology: The Lez River is fed by a large resurgence draining a karstic plateau . Substrate is gravel and stony beds , temperature rarely exceed 20°C. Discharge is very regular.[2].

List of Habitats :

Taxonomy

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Notes

Name Status: Accepted Name .

Similar Species

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Members of the genus Cottus

ZipcodeZoo has pages for 102 species and subspecies in this genus. Here are just 100 of them:

C. affinis (Rough Sculpin) · C. aleuticus (Coastrange Sculpin) · C. amblystomopsis (Sakhalin Sculpin) · C. asper (Prickly Bullhead) · C. asperrimus (Rough Sculpin) · C. aturi (Adour Sculpin) · C. australis (Southern Bullrout) · C. baicalensis (Big-Headed Sculpin) · C. baileyi (Black Sculpin) · C. bairdi (Freshwater Sculpin) · C. bairdii (Rocky Mountain Bullhead) · C. bairdii bairdii (Freshwater Sculpin) · C. bairdii hubbsi (Columbia Mottled Sculpin) · C. bairdi bairdi (Freshwater Sculpin) · C. bairdi hubbsi (Columbia Mottled Sculpin) · C. beldingi (Paiute Sculpin) · C. beldingii (Paiute Sculpin) · C. bendirei (Malheur Sculpin) · C. bicornis (Twohorn Sculpin) · C. bubalis (Longspined Sea-Scorpion) · C. caeruleomentum (Blue Ridge Sculpin) · C. carolinae (Banded Sculpin) · C. carolinae carolinae (Banded Sculpin) · C. carolinae infernatis (Banded Sculpin) · C. cataphractus (Armed Bullhead) · C. chattahoochee (Chattahoochee Sculpin) · C. cognatus (Western Slimy Sculpin) · C. cognatus cognatus (Western Slimy Sculpin) · C. cognatus gracilis (Bear Lake Bullhead) · C. confusus (Shorthead Sculpin) · C. czerskii (Cherskii's Sculpin) · C. diceraus (Antlered Sculpin) · C. duranii (Dordogne Sculpin) · C. echinatus (Utah Lake Sculpin) · C. extensus (Bear Lake Sculpin) · C. girardi (Potomac Sculpin) · C. gobio (Freshwater Sculpin) · C. gobio gobio (Freshwater Sculpin) · C. gobio jaxartensis (Bullhead) · C. gracilis (Yellow-Fin Baikal Sculpin) · C. greenei (Shoshone Sculpin) · C. grunniens (Grunting Toadfish) · C. gulosus (Riffle Sculpin) · C. haemusi (Vit Sculpin) · C. hemilepidotus (Red Irish Lord) · C. hispaniolensis (Pyrrenean Sculpin) · C. hubbsi (Columbia Sculpin) · C. hypselurus (Wood River Sculpin) · C. bairdii (Longfin Baikal Sculpin) · C. jaok (Plain Sculpin) · C. japonicus (Red Baikal Sculpin) · C. kanawhae (Kanawha Sculpin) · C. kazika (Baunt Sand Sculpin) · C. kessleri bauntovi (Baunt Sand Sculpin) · C. klamathensis (Marbled Sculpin) · C. kneri (Stone Sculpin) · C. koshewnikowi (Volga Sculpin) · C. leiopomus (Wood River Sculpin) · C. lilljeborgii (Norway Bullhead) · C. maculatus (Vitim Sculpin) · C. marginatus (Margined Sculpin) · C. bairdii (Southern Miller's Thumb) · C. metae (Save Sculpin) · C. microstomus (Baltic Sculpin) · C. monopterygius (Atlantic Alligatorfish) · C. nasalis (Tubenose Sculpin) · C. niger (Warthead Sculpin) · C. octodecemspinosus (Long-Spined Sculpin) · C. otaitensis (Fringelip Flathead) · C. paulus (Pygmy Sculpin) · C. perifretum (Bullhead) · C. perplexus (Reticulate Hookjaw Moray) · C. petiti (Lez Sculpin) · C. pistilliger (Threaded Sculpin) · C. pitensis (Pit Sculpin) · C. platycephalus (Belligerent Sculpin) · C. poecilopus (Siberian Bullhead) · C. poecilopus poecilopus (Mottlefoot Sculpin) · C. poecilopus volki (Alpine Bullhead) · C. pollux (Japanese Fluvial Sculpin) · C. polyacanthocephalus (Great Sculpin) · C. princeps (Klamath Lake Sculpin) · C. paulus (Pygmy Sculpin) · C. quadricornis (Alaska Fourhorn Sculpin) · C. rhenanus (Rhine Sculpin) · C. rhothea (Torrent Sculpin) · C. rhotheus (Torrent Sculpin) · C. ricei (Rice´s Sculpin) · C. rondeleti (H?rault Sculpin) · C. scaber (Rough Flat Head) · C. scaturigo (Timavo Sculpin) · C. scorpius (Daddy Sculpin) · C. sibiricus (Siberian Miller's Thumb) · C. spinulosus (Turkestan Sculpin) · C. tallapoosae (Tallapoosa Sculpin) · C. tenuis (Slender Sculpin) · C. thomsonii (Pallid Sculpin) · C. transsilvaniae (Arges Sculpin) · C. tricuspis (Arctic Staghorn Sculpin) · C. uncinatus (Arctic Hookear Sculpin)

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Contributors

Data Sources

Accessed through GBIF Data Portal March 04, 2008:

Identifiers

Footnotes

  1. Billard, R. (1997). Les poissons d'eau douce des rivières de France. Identification, inventaire et répartition des 83 espèces. Lausanne: Delachaux & Niestlé, 192p. [back]
  2. Crivelli, A.J. 2006. Cottus petiti. In: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 31 January 2012. [back]
Last Revised: 2014-11-20