Rock sea bass

The Kelp Bass , sometimes referred to as the Calico Bass , is a species of marine fish found in the north-eastern Pacific Ocean from Baja California, Mexico, to Washington, USA

The Rock sea bass lives in the benthopelagic, marine environment.

rock sea bass, rock bass, Centropristis philadelphica = Definition: rock sea bass, rock bass, Centropristis philadelphica a kind of sea bass Home of Wiki & Reference Answers, the world’s leading Q&A site Reference AnswersEnglish▼English▼ Deutsch Español Français Italiano More

ROCK SEA BASS - Centropristis philadelphica Family Serranidae, SEA BASSES AND GROUPER Description: color olive-bronze, with dark blotches forming vertical bars; dark black blotch on middle of dorsalfin base; tip of lower jaw purplish; bright blue and orange stripes and markings on More

The body color of the rock sea bass is olive-brown or bronze, with dark blotches arranged in vertical bars. The head and fins have bright blue and orange markings. The second dorsal fin has about 11 rays. The tail fin is tri-lobed in adults. More

An interesting fact about the Rock Sea Bass is that they are born female and turn into males as they get older and larger. Rock Sea Bass can be distinguished by the tri-lobed tail and the black spot on the Dorsal fin. More

rock sea bass - a kind of sea bassCentropristis philadelphica, rock basssea bass - any of various food and sport fishes of the Atlantic coast of the United States having an elongated body and long spiny dorsal finCentropristis, genus Centropristis - sea basses More

The Rock Sea Bass, Centropristis philadelphica. Illustration by Diana Rome Peebles 1998. Courtesy of Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Division of Marine Fisheries. More

Red Grouper | Rock Sea Bass | Scamp | Yellowfin Grouper | Yellowmouth Grouper - Bank Sea Bass ( Centropristis ocyurus) Description: pale olive or brassy brown in color with indistinct black blotches that form vertical barrings (the blotch above pectoral fin More

Rock Sea Bass - Centroprosyis philadelphica Rock Sea Bass - Fall 2007 - Kiawah Island, SC Caught on cut fish fished on the bottom in a tidal creek More

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Common names

Bass in English
cabrilla in sp
Cabrilla alguera in Spanish (español)
Cabrilla sargacera in Spanish (español)
kelp bass in English
Rock sea bass in English
Sea bass in English
Serran des algues in French (français)
Tangbars in Danish (dansk)
副鱸 in Mandarin Chinese
副鲈 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Serranidae
Genus : Paralabrax
Species : Paralabrax clathratus
Authority : Girard, 1854