Kelp Greenling
(Hexagrammos decagrammus)

image of a Kelp Greenling

Image ID: 73-01

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Comments : The coloration of this Kelp Greenling clearly distinguishes it is as a female. Males, although similar in shape are colored very differently. Kelp Greenling are found throughout northwest waters, and are readily abundant where there is rock structure and kelp beds.
Common name : Kelp Greenling
Scientific Name : Hexagrammos decagrammus
Location Found : Hussar Point, North Vancouver Island, BC, Canada
Actual Size : 18 inches
Camera Used : Sea & Sea MMII EX w/1->2 macro
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