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Rhamphocottus richardsonii Grunt sculpin

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lexID:
4641 
AphiaID:
282578 
Scientific:
Rhamphocottus richardsonii 
German:
Grunzgroppe 
English:
Grunt Sculpin 
Category:
Sculpins 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Scorpaeniformes (Order) > Rhamphocottidae (Family) > Rhamphocottus (Genus) > richardsonii (Species) 
Initial determination:
Günther, 1874 
Occurrence:
Alaska, Gulf of California, Japan, USA 
Size:
up to 3.5" (8.9 cm) 
Temperature:
57.2 °F - 62.6 °F (14°C - 17°C) 
Food:
Brine Shrimp Nauplii, Brine Shrimps, Crustaceans, Cyclops, Daphnia salina, Fish larvae, Invertebrates, Krill, Mysis, Predatory, Schrimps, Zoobenthos, Zooplankton 
Tank:
33 gal (~ 150L) 
Difficulty:
Not for beginners 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-09-16 11:39:12 

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Günther, 1874
Günther, 1874

Distribution:
North Pacific: Japan to Alaska and at least Santa Monica Bay, southern California, USA.

Biology:
Inhabits intertidal areas and to 165 m depth, in tide pools and rocky areas but also sand bottoms.
Frequently observed taking shelter in empty shells, including those of the giant barnacle, Balanus nubilis, and discarded bottles and cans.
Young feed on zooplankton and invertebrate and fish larvae; adults feed also feed on crustaceans.
May use its pectoral fins to crawl over rocks and seaweed.

Synonymised taxa:
Rhamphocottus richardsoni Günther, 1874

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