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Sebastes atrovirens
Sebastes atrovirens
Kelp Rockfish
(shown with Sea stars)
Photographer: Lovell and Libby Langstroth
Organization: California Academy of Sciences
Collection: CalAcademy

ID: 0000 0000 0305 0487 (2005-03-17)

Copyright © 2005 California Academy of Sciences

  • date of photo  Jan 1982
  • latitude 36.54760   longitude -121.92494   max error distance 4877 meters     View on Google Maps.
  • horizontal datum World Geodetic System 1984
  • georeferencing source GeoLocate
  • location   Carmel Bay (Monterey County, California, US)
  • family Scorpaenidae
  • order Scorpaeniformes
  • class Osteichthyes
  • habitat  Kelp Forest
  • notes   Usually a solitary fish found in the kelp forest with a home range of only a few meters. They feed at night on small creatures inhabiting the substratum. Length about 20 cm. Depth about 10 m.
  • camera   Nikon in Oceanic housing
  • photo category: Animal - Fish

  • common names   Kelp Rockfish (ITIS ) Kelp Rockfish (photographer)
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