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Eye of a Monkeyface-eel, (Cebidichthys violaceus), Perciformes, Zoarcoidei, Stichaeidae
- Though young monkeyface-eels are hunters, they grow up non-aggressive, and become vegetarians that feed on mostly algae.
Habitat: Rocky Shores
Diet: Juveniles eat Crustaceans and Algae. At two to three inches (5-7.5 cm), they become herbivores mostly.
Size: to 80 cm (2.5 feet) long
Range: southern Oregon to Baja California, rarely south of Point Conception
Species: Cebidichthys violaceus
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- Wernher Krutein