Giant Kelpfish

Heterostichus rostratus

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The Giant Kelpfish (Heterostichus rostratus) is a species of clinid native to the west coast of North America where it is found from California to southern Baja California. It inhabits rocky areas with kelp and other large seaweeds. Its diet consists of small crustaceans, mollusks and fishes. This species can reach a maximum size of 61 centimetres (24 in) TL and has been reported to live for 4 years. It can also be found in the aquarium...

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  1. (c) Steven Sennikoff, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), https://www.inaturalist.org/photos/10556187
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heterostichus_rostratus

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