Tag Archives: Puget Sound Fish

New Sculpins on Display

Now in our Puget Sound Fish exhibit: 22 new manacled sculpins, Synchirus gilli, and 1 tiny silverspotted sculpin, Blepsias cirrhosis. In the picture above, the manacled sculpin displays two of its distinctive features: the united pair of pectoral fins and more »

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Critter News: Northern Abalone

Pinto abalone (AKA: Northern abalone), Haliotis Kamtschatkana, have been installed in their own exhibit in Puget Sound Fish. This species is the only abalone native to the Northwest. Never commercially fished, the recreational fishery for them was closed in 1994 more »

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Critter News: Mystery Animals

Can you guess what I am? I look like I have a crew-cut on my head, but  some of my relatives are much more heavily decorated. I like to hang out in empty barnacle shells or under rocks, and am more »

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