Arctic sculpin

The Arctic sculpin lives in the demersal, brackish, marine, depth range 0 - 275 m environment.

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An Arctic sculpin, known locally to the Inuit as a Kanayuk, which means 'ugly fish'. More info on them here >> Personally, I think these ugly things look like they were supposed to go extinct 200 million years ago. More

The arctic sculpin is found throughout the Canadian Arctic, from Ellesmere Island south to James Bay and from the Bering Sea east to Greenland. It is dark olive to blackish-brown in colour with darker mottling or banding. More

The Arctic sculpin, for instance, manufactures an antifreeze protein in its blood named, appropriately enough, glycoprotein. More

The arctic sculpin is a cold, deepwater fish found in both the Arctic and Atlantic Oceans snub nose and anemone Snub nose eel resting on bottom alongside a large flytrap anemone dogfish and corals Black dogfish swims More

unsaturated saturated/unsaturated Class arctic sculpin rat 0°C 37°C Choline 0.59 1.22 Ethanolamine 0.26 0.65 Serine/inositol 0.48 0. More

Common names

Arctic sculpin in English
chaboisseau arctique in French (français)
Falsk ulk in Danish (dansk)
Kanajuk in Inuktitut (ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ)
Kanayuk in English
Kanayuk in Inuktitut (ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ)
Kur diabel in Polish (polski)
Tivaqiq in Inuktitut (ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ)
warthead sculpin in English
керчак чукотский in Russian (русский язык)
北极床杜父鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
北極床杜父魚 in Mandarin Chinese
腋床杜父魚 in Mandarin Chinese
腋床杜父鱼 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Scorpaeniformes
Family : Cottidae
Genus : Myoxocephalus
Species : Myoxocephalus scorpioides
Authority : Fabricius, 1780