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Cymatogaster aggregata  (Shiner Perch)

Photo of Cymatogaster aggregata by Aaron Baldwin
© Aaron Baldwin (Photo ID #2134)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location Sage Beach, Sitka Sound Photographer Aaron Baldwin
Habitat Eelgrass beds, kelp
Photo Date Upload Date October 21, 2007
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UTM Easting Longitude
UTM Northing Photo ID # 2134
Notes These schooling fish are very common and beach seining may capture hundreds. During the mating season the males develop dark black coloration that looks like soot or paint.

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