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Myoxocephalus octodecemspinosus (Sea raven; Scumpy; Scummy; Sculpin; Scully; Scopy; Scopin; Scolping; Rubbish; Plug eye; Pig-fish; Muddler; Long-spined sculpin; Longhorn sculpin; Guffy; Gray sculpin; Goat sculpin; Cabezon; Bullhead; 18-spined sculpin)

Synonyms: Cottus octodecemspinosus; Myoxocephalus octodecemspinosis; Myoxocephalus octodecimspinosus
Language: Danish; French; Haida; Mandarin Chinese; Tsimshian

Wikipedia Abstract

Myoxocephalus octodecemspinosus or the longhorn sculpin is a Northwest Atlantic species of sculpin in the fish family Cottidae. It is a predatory and scavenging fish that can feed on the remains of other organisms.
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Attributes

Maximum Longevity [1]  11 years

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Forillon National Park II 61010 Quebec, Canada  
Gateway National Recreation Area V 1807 New Jersey, United States
Kouchibouguac National Park II 59161 New Brunswick, Canada

Prey / Diet

Aeginella longicornis[2]
Aeginina longicornis[2]
Ammodytes dubius (offshore sand lance)[3]
Ammodytes marinus (sand eel)[2]
Boiga dendrophila (Gold-ringed Cat Snake, Mangrove Snake)[2]
Calliopius laeviusculus (Planktonic amphipod)[2]
Cancer borealis (Jonah crab)[2]
Cancer irroratus (rock crab)[2]
Cancer plebejus (Atlantic rock crab)[3]
Clupea harengus (Yawling)[2]
Crangon septemspinosa (sevenspine bay shrimp)[3]
Dichelopandalus leptocerus (bristled longbeak)[3]
Edotia montosa[2]
Ericthonius rubricornis[2]
Hemitripterus americanus (Wip)[2]
Hippomedon serratus[2]
Hyas coarctatus (Arctic lyre crab)[3]
Leptocheirus pinguis[2]
Microsetella norvegica[2]
Myoxocephalus octodecemspinosus (Sea raven)[2]
Mysis mixta[2]
Neomysis americana (Mysid shrimp)[2]
Pagurus acadianus (Acadian hermit crab)[3]
Temora longicornis[2]
Venustaconcha ellipsiformis (ellipse)[2]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Alosa mediocris (Hickory shad)1
Alosa pseudoharengus (kyack)1
Amblyraja radiata (Starry ray)3
Anarhichas lupus (Wolffish)1
Brosme brosme (Tusk)2
Carcharhinus obscurus (Whaler shark)1
Caretta caretta (Loggerhead)1
Centropristis striata (Sea bass)3
Citharichthys arctifrons (Gulf Stream flounder)1
Clangula hyemalis (Oldsquaw)1
Coelorinchus caelorhincus (Saddled grenadier)1
Cynoscion regalis (Weakfish)3
Dasyatis centroura (clam cracker)1
Dasyatis say (Say's stingray)1
Dasycottus setiger (Spinyhead sculpin)1
Dipturus laevis (Barndoor skate)2
Gadus morhua (rock cod)2
Gadus ogac (White sea nonmigratory cod)1
Glyptocephalus cynoglossus (Witch flounder)1
Haemulon aurolineatum (Seize)1
Halichoerus grypus (Gray Seal)1
Hemitripterus americanus (Wip)1
Hippoglossina oblonga (Fourspot flounder)3
Hippoglossoides platessoides (American dab)1
Hippoglossus stenolepis (Pacific halibut)2
Lamna nasus (Porbeagle shark)1
Leiostomus xanthurus (Spot croaker)1
Lepidochelys kempii (Atlantic Ridley, Kemp’s Ridley Seaturtle)1
Lepophidium profundorum (Fawn cusk-eel)2
Leucoraja erinacea (common skate)5
Leucoraja garmani (Freckled skate)2
Leucoraja ocellata (Winter skate)3
Limanda ferruginea (rusty flounder)2
Lophius americanus (Monkfish)1
Macrourus berglax (smoothspined grenadier)1
Malacoraja senta (Smooth skate)3
Melanogrammus aeglefinus (Smokie)1
Menticirrhus americanus (Woundhead)1
Menticirrhus saxatilis (Northern kingfish)1
Merluccius bilinearis (Whiting)3
Morone americana (Wreckfish)1
Morone saxatilis (Striper bass)1
Mustelus canis (Dogfish)2
Myliobatis freminvillei (Blue-nosed ray)1
Myoxocephalus aenaeus (Little sculpin)2
Ophichthus cruentifer (Snake eel)1
Ophidion marginatum (Striped cusk-eel)1
Paralichthys dentatus (fluke)2
Peristedion miniatum (Armored searobin)1
Pollachius virens (Sillock)1
Pomatomus saltatrix (Tailor run)1
Prionotus carolinus (Searobin)2
Prionotus evolans (Striped searobin)2
Pseudopleuronectes americanus (rough flounder)2
Raja eglanteria (Clearnose skate)2
Reinhardtius hippoglossoides (Turbot)1
Scophthalmus aquosus (brill)3
Scyliorhinus retifer (Chain dogfish)1
Squalus acanthias (Common spiny)1
Stenotomus chrysops (Scup)3
Tautoga onitis (Tautog)1
Tautogolabrus adspersus (Sea perch)1
Thunnus thynnus (horse mackerel)1
Triglops murrayi (Moustache sculpin)1
Urophycis chuss (Squirrel hake)4
Urophycis regia (Spotted hake)3
Urophycis tenuis (White hake)1
Zoarces americanus (Ocean pout)1

Predators

Amblyraja radiata (Starry ray)[2]
Belone belone (Garfish)[2]
Haliaeetus leucocephalus (Bald Eagle)[2]
Hemitripterus americanus (Wip)[2]
Hippoglossus hippoglossus (Halibut)[2]
Hippoglossus stenolepis (Pacific halibut)[3]
Leucoraja erinacea (common skate)[2]
Leucoraja ocellata (Winter skate)[2]
Lophius americanus (Monkfish)[3]
Melanogrammus aeglefinus (Smokie)[2]
Merluccius bilinearis (Whiting)[2]
Mustelus canis (Dogfish)[2]
Myoxocephalus octodecemspinosus (Sea raven)[2]
Phalacrocorax auritus (Double-crested Cormorant)[4]
Pollachius pollachius (Pollock)[2]
Pomatomus saltatrix (Tailor run)[3]
Prionace glauca (Tribon blou)[2]
Seriola dumerili (Yellow tail)[3]
Squalus acanthias (Common spiny)[2]
Urophycis chuss (Squirrel hake)[2]
Urophycis regia (Spotted hake)[2]
Urophycis tenuis (White hake)[2]
Zoarces americanus (Ocean pout)[2]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Anisakis simplex[5]
Ascarophis extalicola <Unverified Name>[5]
Bothriocephalus scorpii[2]
Corynosoma semerme[2]
Corynosoma wegeneri[5]
Derogenes varicus[5]
Echinorhynchus gadi[5]
Galactosomum lacteum[2]
Genolinea laticauda[5]
Grillotia erinaceus[5]
Hemiurus levinseni[5]
Neophasis burti[5]
Podocotyle atomon[5]
Podocotyle olssoni[2]
Pseudoterranova decipiens[5]
Steganoderma formosum[5]
Stephanostomum baccatum[5]
Steringophorus furciger[5]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

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Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Biodome de Montreal

Distribution

Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Northwest; Atlantic, Western Central; Canada; Newfoundland-Labrador Shelf; Northeast U.S. Continental Shelf; Northwest Atlantic: eastern Newfoundland and northern Gulf of St. Lawrence in Canada to Virginia in USA.; Penobscot Bay; USA (contiguous states);

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1Frimpong, E.A., and P. L. Angermeier. 2009. FishTraits: a database of ecological and life-history traits of freshwater fishes of the United States. Fisheries 34:487-495. 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. 3Food of Northwest Atlantic Fishes and Two Common Species of Squid, Ray E. Bowman, Charles E. Stillwell, William L. Michaels, and Marvin D. Grosslein, NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-NE-155 (2000) 4Food Web Relationships of Northern Puget Sound and the Strait of Juan de Fuca : a Synthesis of the Available Knowledge, Charles A. Simenstad, Bruce S. Miller, Carl F. Nyblade, Kathleen Thornburgh, and Lewis J. Bledsoe, EPA-600 7-29-259 September 1979 5Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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