Common Goby Pomatoschistus microps Length to 70mm<br />
A small fish whose colours and markings are variable and will change according to background. It favours estuaries and brackish water. Adult male has a dark spot at base of 1st dorsal, and pectoral fins; there 40-50 scales along the side; scales are absent on top of head. It is patchily distributed and absent from much of NE.
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Common Goby Pomatoschistus microps Length to 70mm
A small fish whose colours and markings are variable and will change according to background. It favours estuaries and brackish water. Adult male has a dark spot at base of 1st dorsal, and pectoral fins; there 40-50 scales along the side; scales are absent on top of head. It is patchily distributed and absent from much of NE.

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Date: 7 Mar 2011
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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