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Bull Minnow

Fundulus grandis

Description:

This was just a juvenile, deceptively placid and harmless. As adults, which can range in color but generally maintain their mottled/spotty grayed appearance, they will eat most anything they can get in their mouths. They can top out around 4" or so in length.

Habitat:

Living in estuaries in the mangroves, the coastal waters near shore, and pretty much anywhere there is salt or brackish shallow water, these guys can be found year-round here in Florida.

Notes:

Goes by many names: Cocahoe minnow, bull minnow, mud minnow, and gulf killifish among them.

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Sukerfish
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Sukerfish

Florida, USA

Spotted on Apr 5, 2012
Submitted on Jan 10, 2013

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