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Painted Greenling

Greenlings and Lingcods—Family Hexagrammidae   Painted greenling from the Monterey Coast Guard Pier in 2015 Species: Oxylebius pictus (Gill, 1862); from the Greek words oxys (sharp) and lepys (kettle—fish) and the Latin word pictus (picture). Alternate Names: Convict fish. Identification:  Easily identified by 5-7 dark red or brownish red bars and mottling over a grayish-brown [...]