Longjaw Mudsucker

Longjaw Mudsucker

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The longjaw mudsucker Gillichthys mirabilis is a goby of the Pacific Ocean coast of California and Baja California, noted for its extremely large mouth and ability to survive out of water for short periods.As the common name suggests, the upper jaw is extremely long, reaching nearly to the opercular opening. The head is broad and flat, with the eyes placed close to the top (but still widely spaced). Overall color is a dark brown to olive on the upper parts, and yellowish below; a faint pattern of vertical bars may be visible, and are prominent in juveniles.show more

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  • Paperback | 72 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 118g
  • Dict
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136652676
  • 9786136652672