an undetermined species of rockfish

Ichthyological experts on board, Waldo Wakefield and Mary Yoklavich, are conferring on whether this individual rockfish is an aurora or a splitnose, two of the more common species on the upper canyon wall. They typically occur in or near rocky habitat. Image courtesy of Lewis and Clark 2001, NOAA/OER.

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