Mottled Mojarra

Eucinostomus lefroyi

The Mottled Mojarra can be distinguished from other small, bright, silvery Mojarras, by eye. The Mottles mojarra has a dark spot/patch on the center of the upper iris. They will often had a dark/dusky spot on the tip of the foredorsal fin, but not always. Find these little 2 inch juveniles along sandy shorelines.

Mottled Mojarra -  Eucinostomus lefroyi
Mottled Mojarra -  Eucinostomus lefroyi
Mottled Mojarra -  Eucinostomus lefroyi
Mottled Mojarra -  Eucinostomus lefroyi
Mottled Mojarra -  Eucinostomus lefroyi

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