Definition of Family cottidae
1. Noun. Sculpins.
Generic synonyms: Fish Family
Group relationships: Scorpaenoidea, Suborder Scorpaenoidea
Member holonyms: Cottus, Genus Cottus, Sculpin, Genus Hemitripterus, Hemitripterus, Genus Myxocephalus, Myxocephalus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Cottidae
Literary usage of Family cottidae
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1. Reports of Explorations and Surveys, to Ascertain the Most Practicable and by Joseph Henry, Spencer Fullerton Baird, United States War Dept, United States Army. Corps of Engineers (1857)
"... subcircular spots ; beneath yellowish. We have heard of no vernacular name, as yet, for this fish. List of specimens. III. family cottidae, 5. ..."