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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Agonus cataphractus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Agonus cataphractus Linnaeus, 1758


Cottus cataphractus Linnaeus, 1758, Syst. Nat., ed. X: 264 ('Habitat in M. Europaeo'). Holotype: LS no. 24 (Günther, 1899, Proc. Linn. Soc. of London, 3: 21).
Cottus brodamus Bonnaterre, 1788, Tabl. encycl. méth.: 67 (North Seas).
Agonus cataphractus: Bloch & Schneider, 1801: 104 Collett, 1875: 38 Day, 1881: 67, pl. XXVIII (fig. 1) Smitt, 1893: 208 Poll, 1947: 345, fig. 226-227.
Cataphractus schoneweldi Fleming, 1828, Hist. British. anim.: 216 (Gr. Britain).
Aspidophorus europeus Cuvier, 1829, in Cuv. & Val., Hist. nat. Poiss., 4: 201 (sandy shores of North Europe). No type.

Common names:

panserulk [Da]
Steinpicker [De]
hooknose [En]
souris de mer [Fr]
harnasmannetje [Ne]
skjaegulk [No]

Hooknose (Agonus cataphractus)