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Hemitripterus bolini (Bigmouth sculpin)

Synonyms: Hemitripterus boline; Ucla bolini; Ulca bolini
Language: Danish; Mandarin Chinese; Polish

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  4.19 lbs (1.90 kg)
Adult Length [1]  17 inches (44.1 cm)

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Aleutian Islands Biosphere Reserve 2720489 Alaska, United States    
Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve II 366714 British Columbia, Canada
Pacific Rim National Park Reserve II 137900 British Columbia, Canada

Prey / Diet

Atheresthes evermanni (Kamchatka flounder)[2]
Atheresthes stomias (Turbot)[3]
Chionoecetes bairdi (southern Tanner crab)[2]
Chionoecetes opilio (snow crab)[2]
Clupea pallasii (Pacific herring)[2]
Dasycottus setiger (Spinyhead sculpin)[2]
Gadus chalcogrammus (Whiting)[3]
Hippoglossoides elassodon (Paper sole)[3]
Lepidopsetta polyxystra (Northern rock sole)[3]
Limanda aspera (Yellowfin sole)[3]
Lycodes brevipes (Shortfin eelpout)[3]
Malacocottus zonurus (Bartail sculpin)[2]
Pandalus borealis (northern shrimp)[3]
Pleurogrammus monopterygius (Atka mackerel)[2]
Sarritor frenatus (Sawback poacher)[3]
Sebastes alutus (Snapper)[2]
Sebastes polyspinis (Rockfish)[2]
Sebastolobus alascanus (Channel rockcod)[3]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Albatrossia pectoralis (Pectoral rattail)1
Amblyraja hyperborea (Arctic skate)1
Amblyraja radiata (Starry ray)1
Anarhichas lupus (Wolffish)1
Anarhichas minor (Spotted wolf-fish)1
Atheresthes evermanni (Kamchatka flounder)1
Atheresthes stomias (Turbot)1
Balaenoptera acutorostrata (Minke Whale)1
Balaenoptera physalus (Fin Whale)1
Bathyraja aleutica (Aleutian skate)1
Bathyraja maculata (White-blotched skate)1
Bathyraja spinicauda (Spiny-tailed skate)1
Callorhinus ursinus (Northern Fur Seal)1
Careproctus furcellus (Emarginate snailfish)1
Careproctus rastrinus (Salmon snailfish)1
Centroscyllium fabricii (Black dogfish)1
Cepphus columba (Pigeon Guillemot)1
Crystallichthys cyclospilus (Blotched snailfish)1
Dasycottus setiger (Spinyhead sculpin)1
Entosphenus tridentatus (Pacific lamprey)1
Eumetopias jubatus (Steller Sea Lion)2
Fratercula cirrhata (Tufted Puffin)1
Gadus macrocephalus (Pacific cod)1
Gadus morhua (rock cod)1
Haliaeetus pelagicus (Steller's Sea-Eagle)1
Hemilepidotus jordani (Yellow Irish lord)1
Hemitripterus villosus (Shaggy sculpin)1
Hexagrammos otakii (Greenling)1
Hippoglossoides dubius (Flathead flounder)1
Hippoglossoides elassodon (Paper sole)1
Hippoglossoides platessoides (American dab)1
Hippoglossus stenolepis (Pacific halibut)1
Lamna ditropis (Salmon shark)1
Macrourus berglax (smoothspined grenadier)1
Malacoraja senta (Smooth skate)1
Megaptera novaeangliae (Humpback Whale)1
Melanogrammus aeglefinus (Smokie)1
Micromesistius poutassou (Poutassou)1
Myoxocephalus polyacanthocephalus (Sculpin)1
Physiculus japonicus (Japanese codling)1
Pleurogrammus monopterygius (Atka mackerel)1
Pleuronectes quadrituberculatus (Alaska plaice)1
Pollachius virens (Sillock)1
Rajella fyllae (Round ray)1
Rajella lintea (Sharp-nosed skate)1
Rissa tridactyla (Black-legged Kittiwake)1
Somniosus pacificus (Pacific Sleeper Shark)3
Triglops murrayi (Moustache sculpin)1
Uria aalge (Common Murre)1
Urophycis chuss (Squirrel hake)1

Predators

Anoplopoma fimbria (Skil)[2]
Hippoglossus stenolepis (Pacific halibut)[2]
Reinhardtius hippoglossoides (Turbot)[2]

Distribution

Alaska (USA); Canada; East Bering Sea; Gulf of Alaska; North Pacific: Bering Sea to the Aleutian chain and Eureka, California, USA.; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Northeast; Pacific, Northwest; Russian Federation; USA (contiguous states); West Bering Sea;

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1SOME BIOLOGICAL FEATURES OF RARE AND POORLY-STUDIED SCULPINS (COTTIDAE, HEMITRIPTERIDAE, PSYCHROLUTIDAE) IN THE PACIFIC WATERS OFF THE NORTHERN KURIL ISLANDS AND SOUTHEASTERN KAMCHATKA, RUSSIAN FEDERATION, Alexei M. Tokranov, Alexei M. Orlov, THE RAFFLES BULLETIN OF ZOOLOGY 2007 Supplement No. 14: 187-198 2Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics. 3Life history traits of sculpins in the eastern Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands, Todd T. TenBrink and Kerim Y. Aydin, NPRB Project 628 Final Report (2009)
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