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NOAA Photo Library Image - nerr0809

Padilla Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. The Shiner Perch, Cymtogaster aggregata, is found in shallow waters during summer months and in waters up to 146 meters in the winter. Body length is up to 21 cm with females growing larger than males. The body is bright silver with broken longitudinal dark stripes separated by three vertical yellow bars.

Image ID: nerr0809, NOAA's Estuarine Research Reserve Collection
Location: North Puget Sound, Anacortes, Washington


Category: Estuaries/Fauna/Marine/

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