Greenspotted rockfish (Sebastes chlorostictus) are commonly known as chuckleheads. They are abundant south of Monterey Bay, California and in declining numbers at the northern extent of their range as far north as Copalis Head, Washington.
Greenspotted rockfish have a yellow pink body and fins with bright green spots on their back and head with white blotches on their back.
Greenspotted rockfish attain a maximum length of 20 inches feeding on zooplankton, squid and forage fish.
They live up 21 years of age. Adult greenspotted rockfish are mostly caught on the bottom along steep sided rocky reefs or on soft bottoms such as sand or mud from a depth of 295 to 587 feet.
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