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Callionymus lura
Sculpin Scul"pin, n. [Written also skulpin.] (Zo["o]l.) (a) Any one of numerous species of marine cottoid fishes of the genus Cottus, or Acanthocottus, having a large head armed with sharp spines, and a broad mouth. They are generally mottled with yellow, brown, and black. Several species are found on the Atlantic coasts of Europe and America. (b) A large cottoid market fish of California (Scorp[ae]nichthys marmoratus); -- called also bighead, cabezon, scorpion, salpa. (c) The dragonet, or yellow sculpin, of Europe (Callionymus lura). Note: The name is also applied to other related California species. Deep-water sculpin, the sea raven.

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