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Enophrys bison (Buffalo sculpin)

Synonyms: Aspicottus bison
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Wikipedia Abstract

The Buffalo sculpin, scientific name Enophrys bison, is a species of saltwater fish, a sculpin.
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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
Mount Arrowsmith Biosphere Reserve 293047 British Columbia, Canada  
Pacific Rim National Park Reserve II 137900 British Columbia, Canada

Prey / Diet

Ammodytes hexapterus (Stout sand lance)[1]
Clupea pallasii (Pacific herring)[1]
Exosphaeroma amplicauda (Isopod)[2]
Nassarius fossatus (channeled nassa)[3]
Nucella lamellosa (frilled dogwinkle)[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Predators

Eumetopias jubatus (Steller Sea Lion)[4]
Leptocottus armatus (Cabezon)[2]
Phoca vitulina (Harbor Seal)[1]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Distribution

Alaska (USA); California Current; Canada; Eastern Pacific: Kodiak Island, Alaska to Monterey Bay, California, USA.; Gulf of Alaska; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Eastern Central; Pacific, Northeast; USA (contiguous states);

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1Jorrit 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.
2Food 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
3Johnson, Clifford Ray. "Food of the buffalo sculpin, Enophrys bison." Journal of the Fisheries Board of Canada 25.4 (1968): 807-812.
4Szoboszlai AI, Thayer JA, Wood SA, Sydeman WJ, Koehn LE (2015) Forage species in predator diets: synthesis of data from the California Current. Ecological Informatics 29(1): 45-56. Szoboszlai AI, Thayer JA, Wood SA, Sydeman WJ, Koehn LE (2015) Data from: Forage species in predator diets: synthesis of data from the California Current. Dryad Digital Repository.
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