Brown Rockfish
(Sebastes auriculatus)

image of a Brown Rockfish

Image ID: 51-00

Other shots:  image of a Brown Rockfish
Comments : The water column on this dive made it like diving in a blizzard. The brown rockfish is seen here resting on a rock out-cropping next to some white metridium.
Common name : Brown Rockfish
Scientific Name : Sebastes auriculatus
Location Found : KVI Tower Reef, Central Puget Sound
Actual Size : 7 inches
Camera Used : Canon EOS D30 digital in Ikelite Housing
Natural History :