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spottail-pinfish

Spottail Pinfish

Diplodus holbrooki

Description: Dark saddle on caudal peduncle sometimes forms a complete ring around peduncle in adults; eight faint bars on body, alternately long and short; more prominent in young; edge of opercular membrane blackish; pelvic and anal fins dusky brown, dorsal fin less dark.

Size: To 46 centimeters (18 inches).

Where Found: Inshore seagrass beds, offshore rochs and reefs.

Illustration: © Diane Rome Peebles

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