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Chinamanfish

Scientific nameSymphorus nematophorus
Size limits on takesNo take
Possession limits on takesNo take
Description
  • adult fish are mottled pink and red (forming indistinct vertical bars)
  • small adults and juveniles have horizontal blue stripes on the body and elongated spines on the soft dorsal fin (growing to long filaments)
  • deep elongated pit exists between the eye and nostril