Sculpin (Family Cottidae) Diversity in North Carolina

By the Team North Carolina is home to three species of sculpins: Mottled Sculpin, Cottus bairdii, Blue Ridge Sculpin, Cottus caeruleomentum, and Banded Sculpin, Cottus carolinae (Tracy et al. 2020). [Please note: Tracy et al. (2020) may be downloaded for free at:] Sculpins, to the lay-person, are often called molly crawlbottom, miller’s thumb … Read more