Pacific Spiny Lumpsucker: here’s the scoop
Due to reliance on shallow waters for breeding, this species may be susceptible to rising sea waters and increases in water temperature from climate changes in the Pacific Northwest.
Pacific Spiny Lumpsucker
Benthic crustaceans, mollusks and marine worms
Did you know?
Suction disk helps this species overcome the lack of a gas bladder and aids in swimming abilities.
Pacific Ocean from the Washington coast north to the coast of the Asian mainland