Fish of north american pacific coastal waters – 2017

fish of north american pacific coastal waters

RockFish

  • Striped bass (Morone saxatilis), a species of fish from North America

Rockfish
Rockfish is a common term for fish of a number of species. Some may be named this for their hiding amongst rocks, bedeviling predators including humans. Gopher rockfish, a species of Sebastidae

Rock greenling, a species of Hexagrammos

Malabar grouper

Scorpaena onaria
Specific examples of fish termed rockfish include:

Sebastes, a genus of commercial fish that mainly inhabit the North Pacific but with a few species in the North Atlantic and southern oceans
Sebastidae, a family of marine fishes that inhabit oceans around the world. Sebastes is a genus within this family.
Acanthoclinus, a genus of fish from New Zealand
Bull huss (Scyliorhinus stellaris), also known as rock salmon, a small shark from the northeast Atlantic

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Hexagrammos, a genus of greenling from the North Pacific
Hypoplectrodes, a genus of serranids from southern oceans
Salvelinus, a genus of salmonid fish
Stonefish (Synanceia), a genus of venomous fishes from the Indo-Pacific
Striped bass (Morone saxatilis), a species of fish from North America
Groupers (Epinephelus), any of a number of genera in the subfamily Epinephelinae of the family Serranidae, in the order Perciformes.
Scorpaena, e.g. Madeira rockfish (Scorpaena maderensis) a common Mediterranean species.

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