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Ascelichthys rhodorus (Rosylip sculpin)

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Wikipedia Abstract

Ascelichthys rhodorus, the Rosylip sculpin, is a species of sculpin native to the eastern Pacific Ocean from Alaska to central California where it is an inhabitant of tidepools and other intertidal environments. This species grows to a length of 15 centimetres (5.9 in) TL. This species is the only known member of its genus.
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve II 366714 British Columbia, Canada
Pacific Rim National Park Reserve II 137900 British Columbia, Canada

Prey / Diet

Archaeomysis grebnitzkii[1]
Caprella equilibra[1]
Caprella incisa[1]
Dynamenella sheareri[1]
Exosphaeroma amplicauda (Isopod)[1]
Gnorimosphaeroma oregonensis (Oregon pill bug)[1]
Parapleustes pugettensis[1]
Pentidotea wosnesenskii[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Artedius fenestralis (Padded sculpin)3
Artedius harringtoni (Scalyhead sculpin)3
Artedius lateralis (Smooth-head sculpin)5
Clinocottus acuticeps (Sharpnose sculpin)3
Cymatogaster aggregata (Shiner)2
Embiotoca lateralis (Blue seaperch)1
Enophrys bison (Buffalo sculpin)1
Gobiesox maeandricus (Northern clingfish)3
Hemilepidotus hemilepidotus (Red Irish lord)2
Hexagrammos decagrammus (Kelp greenling)3
Hippocampus abdominalis (large seahorse)1
Jordania zonope (Longfin sculpin)1
Leptocottus armatus (Cabezon)2
Liparis cyclopus (Günther's liparid)2
Liparis florae (Tidepool snailfish)1
Oligocottus maculosus (Tidepool sculpin)2
Oligocottus snyderi (Fluffy sculpin)3
Psettichthys melanostictus (Pacific sand sole)1
Spirinchus thaleichthys (Sacramento smelt)1

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Ctr


Alaska (USA); California Current; Canada; Eastern Pacific: Sitka, Alaska to San Mateo, central California, USA.; Gulf of Alaska; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Eastern Central; Pacific, Northeast; USA (contiguous states);



Attributes / relations provided by
1Food 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
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Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access