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Scorpaenichthys marmoratus
Scorpaenichthys marmoratus
Photographer: Lovell and Libby Langstroth
Organization: California Academy of Sciences
Collection: CalAcademy

ID: 0000 0000 0505 0149 (2005-05-03)

Copyright © 2005 California Academy of Sciences

  • date of photo  between 1980 and 1986
  • latitude 36.54760   longitude -121.92494   max error distance 4877 meters     View on Google Maps.
  • horizontal datum World Geodetic System 1984
  • georeferencing source GeoLocate
  • location   Carmel Bay (Monterey County, California, US)
  • family Cottidae
  • class Osteichthyes
  • habitat  Subtidal
  • notes   This is a male cabezon--females generally are green. Cabezon lack scales and have skin flaps over their snout and eyes. They often take shelled animals such as crabs, abalone and other snails but also squid, octopus, and fish. Depth 20 m.
  • camera   Nikon in Oceanic housing
  • photo category: Animal - Fish

  • common names   Cabezon, Giant Marbled Sculpin (ITIS ) Cabezon, , Marbled Sculpin (photographer)
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