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Semicossyphus pulcher; Sheepshead Wrasse; (shown with Anthopleura elegantissima, Metridium senile, Crassedoma giganteum, Mytilus californianus)   

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Semicossyphus pulcher
Semicossyphus pulcher
Sheepshead Wrasse
(shown with Anthopleura elegantissima, Metridium senile, Crassedoma giganteum, Mytilus californianus)
Photographer: Joseph Dougherty

ID: 0000 0000 0204 0085 (2004-02-03)

Copyright © 2004 Joseph Dougherty/

  • date of photo  2000
  • location   Beneath an oil drilling platform (approx. 20 ft deep, looking down one of the pilings) off the coast of Long Beach. (Los Angeles County, California, US)
  • camera   Nikonos V, 20mm lens; Strobes; slide film
  • contributor's ID #  2000_11_01_06_20
  • photo category: Animal - Fish

  • common names   California Sheephead (ITIS ) Sheepshead Wrasse (photographer)
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