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Sand Goby Pomatoschistus minutus Length to 65mm<br />
The chances are that any small goby you come across on a sandy shore will be this species. It is found in estuaries and on sandy coasts. It is usually buff, marbled and mottled darker, and a blue-ringed black spot is present on 1st dorsal fin. There are 50-75 scale rows along the side and scales are present on top of the head.
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Sand Goby Pomatoschistus minutus Length to 65mm
The chances are that any small goby you come across on a sandy shore will be this species. It is found in estuaries and on sandy coasts. It is usually buff, marbled and mottled darker, and a blue-ringed black spot is present on 1st dorsal fin. There are 50-75 scale rows along the side and scales are present on top of the head.

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Date: 23 Oct 2010
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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