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Synchirus gilli  (Manacled Sculpin)

Photo of Synchirus gilli by Aaron Baldwin
© Aaron Baldwin (Photo ID #13625)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location Middle Island, Sitka Sound, Alaska Photographer Aaron Baldwin
Habitat Kelp canopy
Photo Date August 16, 2007 Upload Date May 14, 2011
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UTM Northing Photo ID # 13625
Notes These unusual sculpins are often very common in the canopies of kelps (Macrocystis spp). They are unique in having the pectoral fins connected on the ventral surface.


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