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Apodichthys flavidus
Apodichthys flavidus
Penpoint Gunnel
Photographer: Ron Wolf

ID: 0000 0000 0307 1691 (2007-03-24)

Copyright © 2007 Ron Wolf

  • date of photo  Mar 24, 2007
  • location   Fitzgerald Marine Reserve. Moss Beach (San Mateo County, California, US)
  • family Pholidae
  • order Perciformes
  • class Actinopterygii
  • habitat  Moss Beach Reef, mid-intertidal zone
  • notes   This photo illustrates the brooding behavior of the Brooding Star. The female stands on the tips of her arms and shelters her eggs or offspring in her oral cavity. In this photo, she is in an arched position, protecting her egg mass.
  • camera   Canon 20D, 180mm macro, f/18, 1/60 sec.
  • photo category: Animal - Fish

  • common names   Penpoint Gunnel, Pen-point Blenny (photographer)
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