What it looks like

  • dark spots in horizontal lines, often faint and irregular
  • second anal spine distinctly shorter than third

Size

  • length: 20-30 centimetres (8-12 inches)

Similar fish

Where it’s found

Range

  • lower Great Lakes

Habitat

  • clear water near rock, reefs and sand bars

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Updated: May 13, 2021
Published: July 18, 2014