Cyclopterus lumpus

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Cyclopterus lumpus
Adult at the Dorée Tropical Aquarium
Scientific classification
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Actinopterygii
Order: Scorpaeniformes
Faimily: Cyclopteridae
Genus: Cyclopterus
Linnaeus, 1758
Species: C. lumpus
Binomial name
Cyclopterus lumpus
Linnaeus, 1758

Cyclopterus lumpus is a species o marine fish in the faimily Cyclopteridae (lumpsuckers). It is the anly member o the genus Cyclopterus.[1] It is foond in the North Atlantic an adjacent pairts o the Arctic Ocean, rangin as far sooth as Chesapeake Bay (rare sooth o New Jersey) on the North American coast an Spain on the European coast.[2]

Common names[eedit | eedit soorce]

Common names for this species include baggitie', blue paidle, hen paidle, an runker.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Froese, Rainer an Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2012). Speshies o Cyclopterus in FishBase. July 2012 version.
  2. Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2012). "Cyclopterus lumpus" in FishBase. July 2012 version.