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Goldsinny Ctenolabrus rupestris Length to 17cm<br />
Distinctive wrasse. Found on rocky coasts with plenty of seaweed cover; usually in shallow sublittoral. Adult is rather slim-bodied and mostly pinkish-buff with diagnostic dark spot at front of dorsal fin, and another at top of tail base. Widespread and locally common only on S and W coasts.
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Goldsinny Ctenolabrus rupestris Length to 17cm
Distinctive wrasse. Found on rocky coasts with plenty of seaweed cover; usually in shallow sublittoral. Adult is rather slim-bodied and mostly pinkish-buff with diagnostic dark spot at front of dorsal fin, and another at top of tail base. Widespread and locally common only on S and W coasts.

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Date: 13 Feb 2011
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Credit: LEE MORGAN/NPL
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