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Deepwater Sculpin, Watercolor Illustration


deepwater sculpin

Deepwater Sculpin (Moxocephalus thompsoni), watercolor

About the illustration:
Deepwater Sculpin
See description of the painting process using this illustration

Commissioned by: Wisconsin Sea Grant, University of Wisconsin­Madison
See image at client's web site: Deepwater Sculpin

About deepwater sculpins:
Deepwater sculpins are freshwater sculpins of lakes in northern North America. They range in size from 2 to 6 inches in length but have been known to reach 9 inches. They spawn year round and prefer cold water and live about seven years. Deepwater sculpins eat crustaceans. Predators include lake trout and burbot.

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata (having a spinal cord)
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata (vertebrates with jaws)
Superclass: Osteichthyes (bony fish, including ray-finned and lobe finned fish)
Class: Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes)
Order: Scorpaeniformes
Family: Cottidae
Genus: Myoxocephalus
Species: M. thompsoni

More about deepwater sculpins:
Wikipedia: Deepwater sculpin
University of Michigan: Deepwater sculpin



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