Black Rockfish Sebastes melanops

Black Rockfish
Black Rockfish
Black Rockfish
The Black Rockfish is also called the Black Seaperch, Black Bass and Black Snapper but is not a perch, bass or snapper but a rockfish with venomous spines, related to scorpionfish.
Black Rockfish
Black Rockfish
Black Rockfish
It is native to kelp forests and rocks of the continental shelf of the Pacific coast of North America from Alaska to California. It can grow to 63cm (2 feet) in length.