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Northern clingfish

Gobiesox maeandricus

Description:

A small inter-tidal fish found under rocks in tide pools. Gobiesox maeandricus has extraordinary abilities to stick to an assortment of surfaces. This is an important survival aspect for the Northern clingfish.

Habitat:

Spotted in a tide pool at Tongue Point. It is native to the Pacific coast of North America.

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6 Comments

That's a very interesting fish. Thank you for sharing.

armadeus.4
armadeus.4 a year ago

Great spotting Brian! Thank you for sharing :)

Brian38
Brian38 a year ago

Thank you so much Leuba. I've now spent two weekends exploring these tide pools and I can't wait to go back.

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway a year ago

I am amazed at the various life forms in that particular spot. Good spotting !

Brian38
Brian38 a year ago

Thank you very much Neil.

Neil Ross
Neil Ross a year ago

Amazing camouflage. Very well spotted!

Brian38
Spotted by
Brian38

Washington, USA

Spotted on Apr 20, 2019
Submitted on Apr 27, 2019

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