E-Fauna BC: Electronic Atlas of the Wildlife of British Columbia

Myoxocephalus verrucosus (Bean, 1881)
Warty Sculpin
Family: Cottidae
Photo of species

© Aaron Baldwin  Email the photographer   (Photo ID #13697)

Source: Distribution of Myoxocephalus verrucosus as compiled by Aquamaps
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Species Information

Not available.

Source: FishBase. Allen, M.J. and G.B Smith. 1988 . (Ref. 6793)


Species Biology

Environment: demersal; marine; depth range 0 - 550 m (Ref. 6793) Climate: temperate

Source: FishBase. Allen, M.J. and G.B Smith. 1988 . (Ref. 6793)



North Pacific: Laptev Sea and Chukchi Sea to the Kamchatka Gulf, Adak Island in the Aleutian chain and British Columbia, Canada.

Source: FishBase. Allen, M.J. and G.B Smith. 1988 . (Ref. 6793)

Status Information

Origin StatusProvincial StatusBC List
(Red Blue List)
BC Ministry of Environment: BC Species and Ecosystems Explorer--the authoritative source for conservation information in British Columbia.

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General References

Recommended citation: Author, Date. Page title. In Klinkenberg, Brian. (Editor) 2021. E-Fauna BC: Electronic Atlas of the Fauna of British Columbia [efauna.bc.ca]. Lab for Advanced Spatial Analysis, Department of Geography, University of British Columbia, Vancouver. [Accessed: 2024-04-22 8:32:04 AM]
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