Sturgeon Poacher
(Agonus acipenserinus)

image of a Sturgeon Poacher

Image ID: 105-01

Comments : These are interesting fish that we often encounter on night dives at Three Tree Point. In this pic, you can clearly see the critters almost bony armor down its back and whiskers that it uses to search the sand and silt for food.
Common name : Sturgeon Poacher
Scientific Name : Agonus acipenserinus
Location Found : Three Tree Point, Central Puget Sound
Actual Size : 8 inches
Camera Used : Sea & Sea MMII EX 35mm lens
Natural History :