Grunt Sculpin
(Rhamphocottus richardsoni)

image of a Grunt Sculpin

Image ID: 156-00

Other shots:  image of a Grunt Sculpin
Comments : I lured this grunt sculpin out from a rock crevice, and he agreed to pose on this small rock for me. Grunt sculpin flit about in a manner that is almost exactly like a small bird. Short twitchy hops from one place to another.
Common name : Grunt Sculpin
Scientific Name : Rhamphocottus richardsoni
Location Found : KVI Tower Reef, Central Puget Sound
Actual Size : 2.5 inches
Camera Used : Canon D30 digital in Ikelite Housing
Natural History :