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Cottus poecilopus (Alpine bullhead; Mottlefoot sculpin; Spotted sculpin)

Synonyms: Cottus kuznetzovi; Cottus poecilopterus; Cottus poecilopus altaicus; Cottus poecilopus macrostomus; Cottus poecilopus poecilopus
Language: Czech; Danish; Finnish; French; German; Hungarian; Korean; Mandarin Chinese; Norwegian; Polish; Russian; Slovak; Swedish

Wikipedia Abstract

The alpine bullhead or Siberian bullhead (Cottus poecilopus) is a species of freshwater fish in the Cottidae family of sculpins. It is found in Belarus, China, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, North Korea, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Norway, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, and Ukraine.
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Attributes

Brood Egg Substrate [1]  Lithophils
Brood Guarder [1]  No
Diet [1]  Omnivore
Maximum Longevity [2]  8 years

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Map Climate Land Use
Beskid Slaski 65261 Poland  
Beskid Zywiecki 87169 Poland  
Biala Ladecka 181 Poland  
Bieszczady 275571 Poland  
Bukovské vrchy 106836 Slovakia  
Dolina Bialki 1769 Poland  
Góry Stolowe 48968 Poland  
Horná Orava 145144 Slovakia  
Juån 24 Sweden  
Male Pieniny 4635 Poland  
Ostoja Gorczanska 44474 Poland  
Ostoja Jasliska 72369 Poland  
Ostoja Popradzka 143151 Poland  
Ostoja Przemyska 97994 Poland  
Ostoja Suwalska 15690 Poland  
Pieniny 5773 Poland  
Rzeka San 3397 Poland  

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Bothitrema cotti <Unverified Name>[3]
Camallanus lacustris[3]
Crepidostomum farionis[3]
Cyathocephalus truncatus <Unverified Name>[3]
Echinorhynchus truttae[3]
Gyrodactylus cotti <Unverified Name>[3]
Gyrodactylus hrabei <Unverified Name>[3]
Neoechinorhynchus rutili[3]
Nicolla skrjabini <Unverified Name>[3]
Nicolla wisniewskii <Unverified Name>[3]
Raphidascaris acus <Unverified Name>[3]
Schistocephalus solidus[3]

Distribution

Amur; Asia - Inland waters; Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Northeast; Baltic Sea; Belarus; China; Czech Republic; Danube; Denmark; Estonia; Europe - Inland waters; Europe and Former USSR: Streams in Carpathians draining to Danube, Dniestr, Vistula and Odra. Baltic Sea basin, especially in southern and northern Sweden and Finland between 64 and 68°N, central Finnish lakes areas, a few streams in southern Finland, a; Europe and Former USSR: Streams in Carpathians draining to Danube, Dniestr, Vistula and Odra. Baltic Sea basin, especially in southern and northern Sweden and Finland between 64 and 68°N, central Finnish lakes areas, a few streams in southern Finland, a few lakes in northern Germany, Lake Hañcza in northern Poland and in River Skjernaa drainage in Denmark and in southern part of Lake Onega drainage. Siberia from River Ob eastwards to River Lena. Absent in rivers drainaing to Baltic Sea south of River Iijöki drainage in central Finland and in rivers draining to the White and Barents Seas. Absent from mid-Sweden. In Appendix III of the Bern Convention (protected fauna). Extirpated in Germany (Ref.59043).; Europe: Streams in Carpathians draining to Danube, Dniestr, Vistula and Odra. Baltic Sea basin, especially in northern Sweden and Finland between 64 and 68°N, central Finnish lakes area, a few streams in southern Finland and northern Poland, Lake Ladoga and southern Lake Onega basins, a few lakes in northern Germany (extirpated), Lake Hañcza in Poland and Skjernaa drainage in Denmark. In Siberia from River Ob eastward to River Lena. Absent in rivers draining to Baltic Sea south of Iijöki drainage in central Finland and in rivers draining to the White and Barents Seas. <i>Cottus</i> populations from the Kolyma, Amur and Korean drainages usually identified as <i>Cottus poecilopus</i> belong to a different species. In Appendix III of the Bern Convention (protected fauna).; Finland; Germany, Fed. Rep.; Korea, Dem. People's Rep; Korea, Republic of; Latvia; Lena; Lithuania; Moldova, Republic of; Norway; Norwegian Sea; Ob River; Onega Lake; Pacific, Northwest; Palearctic; Poland; Romania; Russian Federation; Serbia and Montenegro; Slovakia; Sweden; Ukraine; Vistula;

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Citations

Species recognized by , , FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Attributes / relations provided by 1Grenouillet, G. & Schmidt-Kloiber., A.; 2006; Fish Indicator Database. Euro-limpacs project, Workpackage 7 - Indicators of ecosystem health, Task 4, www.freshwaterecology.info, version 5.0 (accessed on July 3, 2012). 2de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774 3Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
Protected Areas provided by Natura 2000, UK data: © Crown copyright and database right [2010] All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100017955
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