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USNM-111019 -- Myoxocephalus polyacanthocephalus

Courtesy of the Smithsonian Institution

Great Sculpin (Vomer (Left) - Dorsal) Courtesy of the Smithsonian Institution

  • Common Name

    Great Sculpin

  • Species

    Myoxocephalus polyacanthocephalus

  • Specimen Number

    USNM-111019

  • Sex

    Unknown

  • Cause Of Death

    Unknown

  • Mass

    0

  • Age

    Modern

  • Repository

    SI:VertebrateZoo:Fishes

  • City

    St. Paul Island

  • Collection

    SI:VertebrateZoo:Fishes

  • Collector

    Unknown Unknown

  • Owner

    Smithsonian Institution

  • Comment

    St. Paul Id.; Fam: 230, Spec: 001; Osteo 1; Date Cataloged: 11 April 1940; Skeleton. Bering Sea. *Multiple specimens in box* One other specimen is not a Great Sculpin, but appears to be of the Gadidae family. There are Two Great Sculpins of different size present. The larger one is photographed.

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Alternative Views

Vomer (Left)

Great Sculpin (Vomer (Left) - Dorsal)

Dorsal

Great Sculpin (Vomer (Left) - Right)

Right

Great Sculpin (Vomer (Left) - Ventral)

Ventral

Parasphenoid (Left)

Great Sculpin (Parasphenoid (Left) - Dorsal)

Dorsal

Great Sculpin (Parasphenoid (Left) - Right)

Right

Great Sculpin (Parasphenoid (Left) - Ventral)

Ventral

Basioccipital (Axial)

Great Sculpin (Basioccipital (Axial) - Dorsal)

Dorsal

Great Sculpin (Basioccipital (Axial) - Right)

Right

Great Sculpin (Basioccipital (Axial) - Ventral)

Ventral

Great Sculpin (Basioccipital (Axial) - Caudal)

Caudal

Exoccipital (Left)

Great Sculpin (Exoccipital (Left) - Lateral)

Lateral

Great Sculpin (Exoccipital (Left) - Medial)

Medial

Great Sculpin (Exoccipital (Left) - Dorsal)

Dorsal

Supraoccipital (Miscellaneous)

Great Sculpin (Supraoccipital (Miscellaneous) - Right)

Right

Great Sculpin (Supraoccipital (Miscellaneous) - Ventral)

Ventral

Great Sculpin (Supraoccipital (Miscellaneous) - Dorsal)

Dorsal

Pterotic (Axial)

Great Sculpin (Pterotic (Axial) - Dorsal)

Dorsal

Great Sculpin (Pterotic (Axial) - Ventral)

Ventral

Great Sculpin (Pterotic (Axial) - Right)

Right

Prootic (Axial)

Great Sculpin (Prootic (Axial) - Dorsal)

Dorsal

Great Sculpin (Prootic (Axial) - Ventral)

Ventral

Great Sculpin (Prootic (Axial) - Right)

Right

Frontal (Right)

Great Sculpin (Frontal (Right) - Dorsal)

Dorsal

Great Sculpin (Frontal (Right) - Right)

Right

Great Sculpin (Frontal (Right) - Ventral)

Ventral

Dentary (Right)

Great Sculpin (Dentary (Right) - Medial)

Medial

Great Sculpin (Dentary (Right) - Dorsal)

Dorsal

Great Sculpin (Dentary (Right) - Lateral)

Lateral

Angular (Left)

Great Sculpin (Angular (Left) - Medial)

Medial

Great Sculpin (Angular (Left) - Lateral)

Lateral

Great Sculpin (Angular (Left) - Dorsal)

Dorsal

Premaxilla (Left)

Great Sculpin (Premaxilla (Left) - Lateral)

Lateral

Great Sculpin (Premaxilla (Left) - Medial)

Medial

Great Sculpin (Premaxilla (Left) - Dorsal)

Dorsal

Great Sculpin (Premaxilla (Left) - Ventral)

Ventral

Maxilla (Left)

Great Sculpin (Maxilla (Left) - Ventral)

Ventral

Great Sculpin (Maxilla (Left) - Medial)

Medial

Great Sculpin (Maxilla (Left) - Dorsal)

Dorsal

Great Sculpin (Maxilla (Left) - Lateral)

Lateral

Preopercle (Left)

Great Sculpin (Preopercle (Left) - Lateral)

Lateral

Great Sculpin (Preopercle (Left) - Medial)

Medial

Opercle (Left)

Great Sculpin (Opercle (Left) - Medial)

Medial

Great Sculpin (Opercle (Left) - Lateral)

Lateral

Palatine (Left)

Great Sculpin (Palatine (Left) - Medial)

Medial

Great Sculpin (Palatine (Left) - Lateral)

Lateral

Hyomandibular (Left)

Great Sculpin (Hyomandibular (Left) - Medial)

Medial

Great Sculpin (Hyomandibular (Left) - Lateral)

Lateral

Ceratohyal (Left)

Great Sculpin (Ceratohyal (Left) - Medial)

Medial

Great Sculpin (Ceratohyal (Left) - Lateral)

Lateral

Epihyal (Left)

Great Sculpin (Epihyal (Left) - Lateral)

Lateral

Great Sculpin (Epihyal (Left) - Medial)

Medial

Cleithrum (Left)

Great Sculpin (Cleithrum (Left) - Medial)

Medial

Great Sculpin (Cleithrum (Left) - Lateral)

Lateral

Basipterygium (Left)

Great Sculpin (Basipterygium (Left) - Ventral)

Ventral

Great Sculpin (Basipterygium (Left) - Medial)

Medial

Great Sculpin (Basipterygium (Left) - Dorsal)

Dorsal

Penultimate Vertebra (Axial)

Great Sculpin (Penultimate Vertebra (Axial) - Caudal)

Caudal

Great Sculpin (Penultimate Vertebra (Axial) - Right)

Right

Ultimate Vertebra (Axial)

Great Sculpin (Ultimate Vertebra (Axial) - Right)

Right

Great Sculpin (Ultimate Vertebra (Axial) - Cranial)

Cranial

Scapula (Left)

Great Sculpin (Scapula (Left) - Medial)

Medial

Great Sculpin (Scapula (Left) - Lateral)

Lateral