We collected 11 non-target fish species during our sampling, including Speckled Dace (Rhinichthys osculus), Coastrange Sculpin
(Cottus aleuticus), Riffle Sculpin
(Cottus gulosus), Rainbow Trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss), Cutthroat Trout (Oncorhynchus clarkii), Coho Salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch), Threespine Stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus), Redside Shiner (Richardsonius balteatus), Tyee Sucker (Catostomus tsiltcoosensis), Pacific Lamprey (Lampetra tridentata), and Western Brook Lamprey (Lampetra riclwrdsoni) (Appendix).
Football heads can be awesome trolling tools when smallmouths are pinned tight to structure, hunting gobies, sculpins
, or crayfish.
93%, respectively, for Slimy Sculpins
in Lake Michigan.
True crab showed weak associations with reference areas overall, whereas sculpin
and flatfish correlated highly and were more often associated with reference areas.
24, 25)) and with bearded seals, Erignathus barbatus, for Pacific sand lance, Arctic cod, saffron cod, sculpins
, eelblenny, and flatfish (Kosygin, 1971; Lowry et al.
For seine and trawl catches, unidentified small flatfish (Pleuronectidae), gadids (Gadidae), pricklebacks (Stichaeidae), and sculpins
(Cottidae) were counted in the total catch, but were not considered separate species for species richness calculations because at least one identifiable species from these taxa was captured; unidentified small snailfish and unidentified small poacher were considered separate species because no identifiable species from the families Liparidae and Agonidae were captured.
The morphology, variability, ultrasculpture and inferred growth of small dermal and other ossicles of Cyclopterus lumpus (lumpsucker) and Liparis liparis (sea snail) from the Baltic Sea can be compared with those seen in three genera and species (Triglopsis quadricornis--fourhorn sculpin
, Myoxocephalus scorpius--shorthorn sculpin
, Taurulus bubalis--longspined bullhead) of the related cottoid family Cottidae (sculpins
) as described by Marss et al.
While exploring the seashore, she discovers clams in the sandy shore, sculpins
in the seaweed, starfish on rocks and numerous shells and tiny sea creatures hidden in tide pools.
The fanshell, for example, prefers darters and sculpins
, while the pink mucket uses bass and walleye.
, seastars, and oceanography students all frequent the tidepools at Tongue Point, but Salt Creek's charms don't end there.
Red sea stars, purple sea urchins, pinkish corraline algae, lime green anemone and dark green sea lettuce vie for your attention, while hermit crabs, small sculpins
, brown and gray sea stars, mussels and barnacles try to blend in with surrounding rocks.
The condition factor (CF; Suworow, 1959) of the investigated sculpins
(Table 2) was calculated as well: AS-2 1.
Yellowstone cutthroats dine primarily on insects, but will occasionally pursue juvenile sculpins
, whitefish, suckers and even small trout.
Barnacles, dog whelks, brittle stars, sculpins
and sea urchins.
of the Cottus carolinae species group in Perry County, Missouri: distribution, external morphology, and conservation status.