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Spoonhead Sculpin

Spoonhead Sculpin Image.

artwork by Howard Friedman

Cottus ricei

Spoonhead Sculpin lives off-shore in deep, bottom areas of Lake Erie and was once known in Lake Ontario. It is presumed extirpated.

Fish atlas map for spoonhead sculpin.