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Scientific Name Cottus gobio  Linnaeus, 1758
Common Names European Bullhead
Freshwater Sculpin, Miller's Thumb
Type Locality Stream Freudenbach at Lockstädt, 53°12'N, 12°01'E, Lower Elbe River drainage, Germany.
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Size 180mm or 7.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Europe: brackish waters along coasts of Gulfs of Bothnia, Finland and Riga, and in estuaries of large rivers; freshwaters of Europe (including Italy, Greece, Ireland, mainland Denmark to northern Germany and northern Norway, Sweden and Finland) (Ref 55856). Reported from 2 catchments, Forth and Clyde, in Scotland.

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IUCN Red List Category Least Concern, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2010.
pH 5.8 - 6.8
Temperature 24.0-27.0°C or 75.2-80.6°F (Show species within this range)
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Systema Naturae, Ed. X v. 1, pp 265.
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Last Update 2021 Feb 15 05:16 (species record created: 2002 Nov 30 00:00)