After several hair-pulling hours of frustration I managed to identify an issue I was having with bitbucket and all of my repositories.
When attempting to pull, push, clone, or perform any action in a bitbucket git repository I was met with the following:
conq: repository access denied. deployment key is not associated with the requested repository
This apparently was caused by a failed ssh identity in MAC OSX after a recent update to OpenSSH. I have no logical explanation, but the solution was quite simple:
For most people, that means: