Painted Greenling
(Oxylebius pictus)

image of a Painted Greenling

Image ID: 233-00

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Comments : This is a very unusually colored Painted Greenling. I think it's a male in mating season. I was convinced as I took the shot that I was getting a Rock Greenling, and I was really excited until I got above water and had a good look at the image. Oh well. Cool Painted Greenling anyway...
Common name : Painted Greenling
Scientific Name : Oxylebius pictus
Location Found : Buttertart Reef, Northern British Columbia
Actual Size : 8 inches long
Camera Used : Canon D60 digital in Ikelite Housing
Natural History :