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Blackeye Goby

Rhinogobiops nicholsii

Description:

As the name suggests, this species has distinctive black eyes as well as a black spot on the first dorsal fin. Ground color can vary from creamy white to dark purple brown. To 15 cm total length.

Habitat:

In shallow water, on sand adjacent to rocky areas.

Notes:

Caught incidentally while angling near rocky outcrops close to shore; released unharmed. 12 cm TL

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British Columbia, Canada

Lat: 49.30, Long: -122.93

Spotted on Sep 28, 2014
Submitted on Sep 28, 2014

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