Examples from the Web for cottus
The male of the Cottus scorpius, or sea-scorpion, is more slender and smaller than the female.The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex|Charles Darwin
Cottus scorpius, Father Lasher, commonly taken by the shrimpers.Notes and Letters on the Natural History of Norfolk|Thomas Browne
He had a brudder name' Tushus en' ernudder name' Cottus en' ernudder name' Squinchus.The Conjure Woman|Charles W. Chesnutt
The catfish of North America is a species of cottus, or bull-head.Our Cats and All About Them|Harrison Weir
This passage therefore through the mountains is said by some to have been the work of Hercules: by others of Cottus, and Cottius.