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grass-porgy

Grass Porgy

Calamus arctifrons

Description: Pale tan to silvery; dark olive above; dark bar across nape extends through eye to corner of mouth; dark blotches on body, in about 5 vertical and 4 horizontal series, suggesting interrupted bars and stripes; blotch near front of lateral line most proiminent; dark V at base of caudal fin; lobes of caudal fin with dark bars.

Size: To 25 centimeters (10 inches).

Where Found: Inshore seagrass beds.

Illustration: © Diane Rome Peebles

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