Girish Mahajan

Embiotoca lateralis

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Kingdom  Animalia
Family  Embiotocidae
Genus  Embiotoca
Order  Perciformes
Class  Actinopterygii
Phylum  Chordata
Rank  Species
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Similar  Embiotoca, Hypsurus caryi, Shiner perch, Surfperch, Hyperprosopon argenteum

Striped surf perch embiotoca lateralis swimming unsteady with short bursts

Embiotoca lateralis, commonly known as the striped surfperch or striped seaperch, is a species of surfperch native to the North Eastern Pacific Ocean.


Striped surf perch embiotoca lateralis swimming steady with pectoral fins and tail no bursting


The striped surfperch is characterized by orange and blue stripes running lengthwise down the body and blue spots on the head and operculum. Individuals reach maximum lengths of 15 in (38 cm).


Embiotoca lateralis Wikipedia

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