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Cottus aleuticus (Aleutian sculpin; Coastrange sculpin)

Synonyms: Cottus protrusus; Uranidea microstoma (heterotypic)
Language: French; Mandarin Chinese

Wikipedia Abstract

The Coastrange sculpin, Cottus aleuticus, is a freshwater sculpin of the genus Cottus. They are commonly found near the ocean in western North America, namely Canada and the United States. It is also known as the Aleutian sculpin.
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Adult Length [1]  7 inches (17 cm)
Litter Size [1]  1,764
Maximum Longevity [1]  8 years
Migration [2]  Catadromous
Diet [2]  Carnivore
Female Maturity [1]  2 years 6 months

Protected Areas

Prey / Diet

Oncorhynchus gorbuscha (humpbacked salmon)[3]


Salvelinus alpinus (Arctic charr)[3]
Salvelinus malma (dolly varden)[3]

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External References

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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.
2Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 01, 2010 at
3Jorrit 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.
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Species taxanomy provided by GBIF Secretariat (2022). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset accessed via on 2023-06-13; License: CC BY 4.0