Gobiesox maeandricus

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Northern Clingfish
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Gobiesociformes
Family: Gobiesocidae
Genus: Gobiesox
Species: G. maeandricus
Binomial name
Gobiesox maeandricus
(Girard, 1858)

The Northern Clingfish (Gobiesox maeandricus) is a species of saltwater fish. It is a member of the Gobiesocidae family of order Gobiesociformes. It is native to the Pacific coast of North America. It is commonly found in the intertidal zone clinging to the underside of rocks by small hairs akin to those on a gecko's feet on the basal portions of the pelvic and pectoral fins.[1]

≤Seashore Life of the Northern Pacific Coast an Illustrated Guide to Northern California, Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia, by Eugene N. Kozloff ≥

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