Re: NANFA-L-- Photos from Brays Bayou, Houston from Sunday

Peter Unmack (peter.lists at)
Sat, 10 Jun 2006 08:33:56 -0500 (CDT)

On Fri, 9 Jun 2006, Dan Johnson wrote:

> Thanks for the ideas, guys. Looking-in-some more photos, one thing that
> strikes me is that the eyes on this fish are lateral and all the gobies
> seem to have eyes situated high on their heads. The eyes of the
> sleepers seem to fit better. This fish is only 1" long, so that may add
> to the difficulty. If it's a sleeper, it's a very young one. Tough id!

It's easy to tell gobies from sleepers, the former has fused pelvic fins,
the latter does not.

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