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Blog: Puget Sound Fish

New Sculpins on Display

New Sculpins on Display

In the picture above, the manacled sculpin displays two of its distinctive features: the united pair of pectoral fins and the protuberance on the lower lip (function unknown).

Critter News: Northern Abalone

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 because of over-harvesting.

Critter News: Mystery Animals

Critter News: Mystery Animals

I look like I have a crew-cut on my head, but  some of my relatives are much more heavily decorated..

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