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Sheepshead

Archosargus Probatocephalus

Description:

Sheepsheads are most easily noted by their human-like teeth and their black and grey vertical stripes. Adult sheepsheads are usually around 15 inches or 38.1 centimeters. It is in the Superorder "Acanthopterygii" or Spiny-Rayed Fish.

Habitat:

Saltwater (near oysters)

Notes:

Sheepshead use their teeth to break open oyster shells.

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atravis055
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atravis055

Florida, USA

Spotted on Dec 29, 2014
Submitted on Dec 30, 2014

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