English: Marbled river cod; German: Aalrute, Süßwasserdorsch. PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Total length 23.6 in (60 cm) but most, especially in smaller streams, are smaller. Body elongate, slender, and compressed laterally. Snout and caudal fin both rounded. Color is dark gray to pale brown with darker mottling on the flanks and basal portions of fins, with milky or clear color on outer portions of the fins. There are 6-8 spines and 25-28 soft rays in the dorsal fin, 3 spines and 17-19 soft rays in the anal fin, and 15 soft rays in the pectoral fins.
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