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Careproctus melanurus  (Blacktail Snailfish)

Photo of Careproctus melanurus by Aaron Baldwin
© Aaron Baldwin (Photo ID #15512)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location Dutch Harbor, Unalaska Island, Alaska Photographer Aaron Baldwin
Habitat Benthic, on soft bottoms
Photo Date July 18, 2011 Upload Date December 03, 2011
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UTM Northing Photo ID # 15512
Notes This is the only specimen of C. melanurus that I saw while in the Aleutians. The similar Careproctus rastrinus was much more often seen.


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