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Painted Greenling
Oxylebius pictus

Painted Greenlings are common to the Pacific Coast, ranging from Baja to British Columbia. Though rarely exceeding 6 inches in length, the males make aggressive fathers and will even attack intruding scuba divers when guarding their eggs.

Refugio Beach, Santa Barbara, CA
 
Sea Facts:

The Blue Whale is the largest creature in the ocean. It can reach lengths up to 100 feet and weigh 150 tons.

 

Painted Greenling

 
         
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