Blue Rockfish taken during safety stop on the edge of kelp at Purrisima point CA,
This guy has a small scar behind its fin, looks like a close encounter with someone less friendly than a photographer! Taken at 23ft, Tajiguas, CA
Same guy a little closer! Tajiguas reef at 23ft,
Rainbow colors and rockfish off of Anacapa Island, CA
Kelp Rockfish 'heads up!"
Juvenile Kelprockfish perhaps? Anyone want to confirm? Taken on the south side of Anacapa Island CA, 90ft deep.
Eyeballing me from Naples Reef, CA
Relaxing on beautiful Naples Reef, CA
Life on Naples Reef
Anacapa Island, underwater pinnacles, Juvenile Rockfish though not sure which type?
Black Eye Goby and the Rockfish gang cruising the Brittle stars
Sebastes rosaceus or the Rosy rockfish stands out from the crowd in the Brittle star barrens, 90ft, Anacapa Island, CA
Rosy hiding alongside the Corynactis
Juvenile Rockfish (Kelp Rockfish?) Taken at 48ft, North Side of Santa Cruz at Pelican anchorage.
Hanging with the Brittle stars, this young rockfish tried to tuck itself away on the bottom, shy fellow!
Copper Rockfish, Sneaking a peek, Santa Cruz island, CA,
Copper Rockfish turning tale, Santa Cruz Island, CA
Bright Copper rockfish among the seastars and sponges of the reef, Santa Cruz Island, CA, 53ft,
Taken at Frenchy's cove at approx 55ft, great location for a variety of Rockfish.
Black & Yellow Profile at Forney's Cove, Santa Cruz Island, CA
Adult Brown Rockfish taken at Forney's cove, Santa Cruz Island, CA
Big Copper cruising Forney's cove, Santa Cruz island, CA
A juvenile Vermillion in amongst the algae and boulders, again at Forney's cove
Rockfish deep on a rig covered in metridium, 90ft deep
Blue Rockfish hanging at my safety stop off of Purissima point, CA
Blue rockfish schooling at 15ft below.
Perhaps a young Yellowtail or Olive rockfish cruising beautiful Naples Reef, CA
A juvenile Calico Rockfish on the sandy bottom off of Ellwood, CA
Kelp Rockfish Showing his best side!
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