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Sebastes chrysomelas; Black-and-yellow Rockfish; (shown with Urticina lofotensis)   

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Sebastes chrysomelas
Sebastes chrysomelas
Black-and-yellow Rockfish
(shown with Urticina lofotensis)
Photographer: Lovell and Libby Langstroth
Organization: California Academy of Sciences
Collection: CalAcademy

ID: 0000 0000 0305 0597 (2005-03-19)

Copyright © 2005 California Academy of Sciences

  • date of photo  between 1980 and 1986
  • 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  Subtidal
  • notes   These rockfish settle out of the plankton as large larvae, usually in kelp forests. As adults they remain as solitary individuals in the kelp forest feeding on crabs, shrimps, small fish, and octopi. Their biology is similar to that of gopher rockfish differing principally in color. Depth 18 m.
  • camera   Nikon in Oceanic housing
  • photo category: Animal - Fish

  • common names   Black-and-yellow Rockfish (ITIS ) Black-and-yellow Rockfish (photographer)
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