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Agonidae
Sturgeon poacher (Podothecus accipenserinus)

Anarhichadidae
Bering wolffish (Anarhichas orientalis)
Wolf eel (Anarrhichthys ocellatus)

Anoplopomatidae
Sablefish (Anoplopomatidae fimbria)

Cetomimidae
Flabby whalefish (Cetomimidae sp.)

Cottidae
Bigmouth sculpin (Hemitripterus bolini)
Blob sculpin (Psychrolutes phrictus)
Cabezon (Scorpaenichthys marmoratus)
Great sculpin (Myoxocephalus polyacanthocephalus)
Grunt sculpin (Rhamphocottus richardsoni)
Red Irish lord (Hemilepidotus hemilepidotus)
Sailfin sculpin (Nautichthys oculofasciatus)
Scalyhead sculpin (Artedius harringtoni)
Scissortail sculpin (Triglops forficata)
Spinyhead sculpin (Dasycottus setiger)
Yellow Irish lord (Hemilepidotus jordani)

Cryptacanthodidae
Giant wrymouth (Cryptacanthodes giganteus)

Cyclopteridae
Pacific spiny lumpsucker (Eumicrotremus orbis)
Smooth lumpsucker (Aptocyclus ventricosus)
Toad lumpsucker (Cyclopteropsis phrynoides)

Embiotocidae
Striped seaperch (Embiotoca lateralis)

Gadidae
Pacific cod (Gadus macrocephalus)
Pacific whiting (aka Pacific hake) (Merluccius productus)
Walleye pollock (Theragra chalcogramma)

Hexagrammidae
Atka mackerel (Pleurogrammus monopterygius)
Kelp greenling (Hexagrammos decagrammus)
Lingcod (Ophiodon elongatus)

Hexanchidae
Sixgill shark (Hexanchus griseus)

Icosteidae
Ragfish (Icosteus aenigmaticus)

Lamnidae
Salmon shark (Lamna ditropis)

Macrouridae
Giant grenadier (Albatrossia pectoralis)

Myxinidae
Black hagfish (Eptatretus deani)

Osmeridae
Eulachon (Thaleichthys pacificus)

Pleuronectidae
Arrowtooth flounder (Atheresthes stomias)
C-O sole (Pleuronichthys coenosus)
Dover sole (Microstomus pacificus)
Flathead sole (Hippoglossoides elassodon)
Pacific halibut (Hippoglossus stenolepis)
Rex sole (Glyptocephalus zachirus)
Slender sole (Lyopsetta exilis)
Southern rock sole (Lepidopsetta bilineata)
Starry flounder (Platichthys stellatus)
Yellowfin sole (Pleuronectes asper)

Rajidae
Alaska skate (Bathyraja parmifera)
Aleutian skate (Bathyraja aleutica)
Big skate (Raja binoculata)
Longnose skate (Raja rhina)
Sandpaper skate (Bathyraja interrupta)

Squalidae
Spiny dogfish (Squalus acanthias)

Stichaeidae
Decorated warbonnet (Chirolophis decoratus)
Pearly prickleback (Bryozoichthys majorius)

Trachipteridae
King-of-the-salmon (Trachipterus altivelis)

Triakididae
Soupfin shark (Galeorhinus galeus)

Trichodontidae
Pacific sandfish (Trichodon trichodon)

Zaproridae
Prowfish (Zaprora silenus)

Zoarcidae
Alaska eelpout (Bothrocara pusillum)
Blackbelly eelpout (Lycodes pacificus)
Black eelpout (Lycodes diapterus)
Shortfin eelpout (Lycodes brevipes)
Wattled eelpout (Lycodes palearis)

Scorpaenidae [also see...Rockfish Guide]

Banded rockfishes (strong head spines)
Flag rockfish (Sebastes rubrivinctus)
Redbanded rockfish (Sebastes babcocki)
Tiger rockfish (Sebastes nigrocinctus)
Treefish (Sebastes serriceps)

Black rockfishes (strong head spines)
Black-and-yellow rockfish (Sebastes chrysomelas)
Brown rockfish (Sebastes auriculatus)
China rockfish (Sebastes nebulosus)
Gopher rockfish (Sebastes carnatus)
Grass rockfish (Sebastes rastrelliger)
Kelp rockfish (Sebastes atrovirens)
Quillback rockfish (Sebastes maliger)

Black rockfishes (weak head spines)
Black rockfish (Sebastes melanops)
Blue rockfish (Sebastes mystinus)
Dark dusky rockfish (Sebastes sp. cf. ciliatus)
Gray rockfish (Sebastes glaucus)
Light dusky rockfish (Sebastes ciliatus)
Olive rockfish (Sebastes serranoides)
Silvergray rockfish (Sebastes brevispinis)
Speckled rockfish (Sebastes ovalis)
Squarespot rockfish (Sebastes hopkinsi)
Widow rockfish (Sebastes entomelas)
Yellowtail rockfish (Sebastes flavidus)

Red rockfishes (strong head spines)
Aleutian scorpionfish (Adelosebastes latens)
Aurora rockfish (Sebastes aurora)
Blackgill rockfish (Sebastes melanostomus)
Broadbanded thornyhead (Sebastolobus macrochir)
Canary rockfish (Sebastes pinniger)
Chameleon rockfish (Sebastes phillipsi)
Cowcod (Sebastes levis)
Darkblotched rockfish (Sebastes crameri)
Harlequin rockfish (Sebastes variegatus)
Longspine thornyhead (Sebastolobus altivelis)
Mexican rockfish (Sebastes macdonaldi)
Rougheye rockfish (Sebastes aleutianus)
Semaphore rockfish (Sebastes melanosema)
Sharpchin rockfish (Sebastes zacentrus)
Shortraker rockfish (Sebastes borealis)
Shortspine thornyhead (Sebastolobus alascanus)
Splitnose rockfish (Sebastes diploproa)
Stripetail rockfish (Sebastes saxicola)
Vermilion rockfish (Sebastes miniatus)
Yelloweye rockfish (Sebastes ruberrimus)

Red rockfishes (weak head spines)
Boccacio (Sebastes paucispinis)
Chillipeper (Sebastes goodei)
Dwarf-red rockfish (Sebastes rufinanus)
Halfbanded rockfish (Sebastes semicinctus)
Pacific Ocean perch (Sebastes alutus)
Redstripe rockfish (Sebastes proriger)
Shortbelly rockfish (Sebastes jordani)
Yellowmouth rockfish (Sebastes reedi)

Red/black rockfishes (strong head spines)
Calico rockfish (Sebastes dalli)
Copper rockfish (Sebastes caurinus)
Greenstriped rockfish (Sebastes elongatus)
Puget Sound rockfish (Sebastes emphaeus)
Pygmy rockfish (Sebastes wilsoni)

Red/black rockfishes (weak head spines)
Bank rockfish (Sebastes rufus)
Northern rockfish (Sebastes polyspinis)

White-spotted red rockfishes (strong head spines)
Bronzespotted rockfish (Sebastes gilli)
Freckled rockfish (Sebastes lentiginosus)
Greenblotched rockfish (Sebastes rosenblatti)
Greenspotted rockfish (Sebastes chlorostictus)
Honeycomb rockfish (Sebastes umbrosus)
Pink rockfish (Sebastes eos)
Pinkrose rockfish (Sebastes simulator)
Rosethorn rockfish (Sebastes helvomaculatus)
Rosy rockfish (Sebastes rosaceus)
Southern rockfish (Sebastes notius)
Starry rockfish (Sebastes constellatus)
Swordspine rockfish (Sebastes ensifer)


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