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Recent observations

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Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

February 17, 2015 02:15 PM PST

Description

First thought was a penpoint gunnel, but the white dots and the white head stripe threw me off. And it is a darker green than they usually are. About 6" long, intertidal.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Monkey-faced Prickleback Cebidichthys violaceus

Observer

marisa_a

Date

January 2, 2015 01:47 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

paul_norwood

Date

January 10, 2015

Description

Inside giant barnacle shell in shallow, high-current area.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Monkey-faced Prickleback Cebidichthys violaceus

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

January 2, 2015 01:46 PM PST

Description

Caught by fisherman on pier.

Photos / Sounds

What

Black Prickleback Xiphister atropurpureus

Observer

hfabian

Date

December 6, 2014

Description

Under rock in tide pool.

Photos / Sounds

What

Black Prickleback Xiphister atropurpureus

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

December 6, 2014 04:53 PM PST

Description

Juvenile, or Pinpoint Gunnel perhaps? Found by Kevin Hinsta under cobble. Red, with a paler thin stripe from eye to nose, and pale dots running along the lateral line.

ID as per: http://www.inaturalist.org/observations/590840

Photos / Sounds

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What

Monkeyface eel Cebidichthys violaceus

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

December 6, 2014 04:44 PM PST

Description

Thanks Kevin Hintsa! Nice hand modeling too! :-)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Monkey-faced Prickleback Cebidichthys violaceus

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

November 7, 2014 03:55 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

snake prickleback Lumpenus sagitta

Observer

dreierj

Date

September 28, 2014

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Observer

dpom

Date

August 31, 2014

Description

Two dark bands with light edges radiating backward from the eyes visible in close-up of head.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Black Prickleback Xiphister atropurpureus

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 31, 2014 05:49 PM PDT

Description

Wild caught (fisherman said hook was baited with limpet meat).

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

ivanparr

Date

July 13, 2014
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Description from Wikipedia

The pricklebacks (also known as shannies) are a family, Stichaeidae, of fishes in the order Perciformes.

No range data available.