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Northern clingfish

Gobiesox maeandricus


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.


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

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

armadeus.4 4 years ago

Great spotting Brian! Thank you for sharing :)

Brian38 4 years 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 4 years ago

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

Brian38 4 years ago

Thank you very much Neil.

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 4 years ago

Amazing camouflage. Very well spotted!

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Washington, USA

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

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