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Capelin --(Mallotus villosus) (45306 bytes)

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Mallotus villosus

I would not have known what this fish was, except there had been a picture in the paper of the beach covered in fish. The caption included the name. For some reason a day or two before I took this picture, a school of them were stranded on the beach.

Location: Sitka National Historical Park, Sitka, Alaska

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