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Masked greenling

Masked greenling


LatinHexagrammos octagrammus
Size42 cm
FoodSmall fish and crustaceans
HabitatAlong the shores

Not evaluated

LocationNorth Pacific

Get to know the masked greenling

The masked greenling is a small, colourful fish. It lives along coasts in the Northern Pacific Ocean, where there are many rocky shorelines.

Same colour as its surroundings

The masked greenling has the same colour as its surroundings. If the masked greenling lives in an area with green algae it is green in colour; while masked greenlings in areas with red algae are red in colour. The male is more colourful than the female.

Can you see Masked greenling?

It has taken the color of our rocks so it is very difficult to see.

The coast of the Pacific