Photo Credit: Taylor Frierson


  • Species Common Name Lingcod
  • Species Scientific Name Ophiodon elongatus


Special needs

Rocky reefs. Areas with currents and adequate dissolved oxygen for egg deposition and development.

Limiting factors

Habitat for egg deposition and development. Juvenile survival.

Conservation actions

Protect critical habitat. Gather information to fill data gaps. Manage for sustainable harvest.

Key reference or plan

Pacific Coast Groundfish Fishery Management Plan

Life History Traits