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Monkeyface Eel

  Pricklebacks—Family Stichaeidae Monkeyface eel from the Morro Bay T-Pier Species: Cebidichthys violaceus  (Girard, 1854); from the Greek cebidichthys (two words meaning Sapajou—a kind of monkey, and fish); and the Latin word violaceus  (meaning violet). Alternate Names: Monkeyface prickleback, blenny eel, monkeyface blenny. Called abrojo cara de mono in Mexico. Identification: Typical eel shape. Adult [...]