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Hexagrammos lagocephalus (Pallas, 1810)
Rock Greenling
Family: Hexagrammidae
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© Neil McDaniel  Email the photographer   (Photo ID #15990)

Source: Distribution of Hexagrammos lagocephalus as compiled by Aquamaps
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Species Information

Dorsal spines (total): 20 - 21; Dorsal soft rays (total): 23 - 24; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 21 - 22

Source: FishBase. FishBase. Eschmeyer, W.N., E.S. Herald and H Hammann. 1983 . (Ref. 2850)

Biology

Species Biology

Commonly found in shallow rocky areas, especially on exposed coasts (Ref. 2850). Often captured by shore fishers (Ref. 2850). Environment: demersal; marine; depth range 0 - 596 m (Ref. 50550), usually 10 - 15 m (Ref. 9021) Climate: temperate; 66°N - 34°N

Source: FishBase. FishBase. Eschmeyer, W.N., E.S. Herald and H Hammann. 1983 . (Ref. 2850)

Distribution

Distribution

Eastern Pacific: Bering Sea and the Kuril Islands to Point Conception, central California, USA. Reported from the northern Sea of Japan, Hokkaido, and the Sea of Okhotsk (Ref. 559).

Source: FishBase. FishBase. Eschmeyer, W.N., E.S. Herald and H Hammann. 1983 . (Ref. 2850)

Status Information

Origin StatusProvincial StatusBC List
(Red Blue List)
COSEWIC
NativeSNRNo StatusNot Listed
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Recommended citation: Author, Date. Page title. In Klinkenberg, Brian. (Editor) 2021. E-Fauna BC: Electronic Atlas of the Fauna of British Columbia [efauna.bc.ca]. Lab for Advanced Spatial Analysis, Department of Geography, University of British Columbia, Vancouver. [Accessed: 2024-04-22 9:24:00 AM]
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