Please add Prickleback, Monkeyface, Cebidichthys violaceus

Common Name: 
Prickleback, Monkeyface
Scientific Name: 
Cebidichthys violaceus
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This is a rather common catch when "pokepoling" throughout Northern California. I catch a lot of these little ones while fishing for sculpin in cracks along the edges of tidepools.

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Deftik's picture


you're a monkeyface prickle back 

hahaha, I can't help myself

the pyromaniac's picture

Yeah, well, you're an Alabama hogsucker!




Let there be fire!