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Clinocottus embryum  (Calico Sculpin)

Photo of Clinocottus embryum by Aaron Baldwin
© Aaron Baldwin (Photo ID #2130)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location Three-entrance Bay, Sitka Sound Photographer Aaron Baldwin
Habitat Outer coast (exposed) tidepools
Photo Date Upload Date October 21, 2007
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UTM Northing Photo ID # 2130
Notes These photos were the result of just dumb luck, and represent two descent photos out of about 20 attempts. The sculpin was in a shallow tidepool, so I had to wait in between waves to dunk the camera and shoot blind. I was pleasantly surprised to get any good photos, and especially enough to key out the specimen. Photo taken with a Pentax Optio W10 underwater camera.


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