[Originally posted to the Marine Photobank]
A rockfish resting on a ledge.
Rockfish of the genus Sebastes are commercially harvested along the North American Pacific coast, and are the basis for several important fisheries. Their low reproductive rates and slow growth make them vulnerable to overfishing.
Marine Species of Concern
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