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Pacific North West
Aquatic Specimen Collection


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  Cnidaria | Mollusca | Echinodermata | Crustacea | Polychaeta | Rocks with live benthos

*Special order specimens are those which are infrequently encountered or pose specific collecting challenges. 

Example Common Name
Latin Name
Comments* Size & Distribution US$

(Spotted) Ratfish, Rabbit-fish, Chimaera

Hydrolagus colliei

Sex not specified

To 3.2 ft (1 m). Found from southeast Alaska to Baja California.

Kelp greenling

Hexagrammos decagrammus


To 21 inches (53 cm). From Aletian Islands, Alaska to La Jolla, California.


Painted Greenling or Convict fish

Oxylebius pictus


To 10 inches (25 cm). From Kodiak Island to Baja California.

Whitespotted greenling

Hexagrammos stelleri


To 19 inches (48 cm). Found from Japan to Puget Sound.

Sablefish or Black Cod

Anoplopoma fimbria


To 40 inches (102 cm). From Japan and Bering Sea to central Baja California.

Blackeye goby

Coryphopterus nicholsii


To 6 inches (15 cm). From northern British Columbia to central Baja California.

Penpoint Gunnel


  Crescent gunnels

Pholis laeta


medium - large

juvenile (limited availability)

Anarrhichthys ocellatus




To at least 6.6 feet (203 cm). Found from Sea of Japan and Aleutian Islands, Alaska to Imperial Beach, California.


Kelp (Surf) perch

Brachyistius frenatus


To 8.5 inches (22 cm). From northern British Columbia to central Baja.

Shiner (Surf) perch

Cymatogaster aggregata


Usually 4-5 inches (10-13 cm). Found from Wrangell, Alaska to central Baja.

Striped Surf or Striped Sea perch

Embiotoca lateralis


To 15 inches (38 cm). From Wrangell, Alaska to northern Baja.

Pile perch

Rachocilus vacca


Walleye, Pacific or bigeye pollock

Theragra chalcogramma

November only

To 3 ft (91 cm). Found from Japan to Bering Sea and down to Carmel, California.

China rockfish

Sebastes nebulosus


To 17 inches (43 cm). From south east Alaska to Redondo Beach and San Miguel Island, California.

Copper rockfish

Sebastes caurinus


To 22.5 inches (57 cm). From Gulf of Alaska to central Baja.

Tiger rockfish (adults only)

Sebastes nigrocinctus


To 2 ft (61 cm). From south east Alaska to Pt. Buchon, California.

Vermillion rockfish

Sebastes miniatus


Yellowtail rockfish

Sebastes flavidus


  Quillback rockfish

Sebastes maliger


  Black rockfish

Sebastes niger



(Pacific) Spiny lumpsucker

Eumicrotremus orbis

October to December

To 5 inches (13 cm). Kuril Island (north of Japan) to Bering Sea and to Puget Sound.


Scorpaenichthys marmoratus


To 39 inches (99 cm). From Sitka, Alaska to central Baja California.

Longfin sculpin

Jordania zonope


To 6 inches (15 cm). Range from Baranof Island, Alaska to Diablo Canyon, central California.

Buffalo sculpin

Enophrys bison


To 14.5 inches (37 cm). Kodiak Island, Alaska to Monterey Bay.

Grunt sculpin

Rhamphocottus richardsoni


To 3.25 inches (8.3 cm). From Japan to Alaska and at least Santa Monica Bay, southern California.

Red Irish lords

Hemilepidotus hemilepidotus


Rarely over 1 foot (30 cm). From Kamchatka (Russia) to Monterey Bay.

Small sculpins, misc.



Sailfin sculpin

Nautichthys oculofasciatus


To 8 inches (20 cm). Found from Kodiak Island to San Miguel Island.

Silverspot sculpin

Blepsias cirrhosus


To 7.5 inches (19 cm). From Sea of Japan to Bering Sea and to San Simeon.

Bay pipe fish

Syngnathus griseolineatus


To 13 inches (33 cm). From Sitka, Alaska to southern Baja.


Aulorhynchus flavidus

October to December

To 7 inches (18cm). From Sitka, Alaska to northern Baja.


Mosshead warbonnet

Chirolophis nugator


To at least 6 inches (15 cm). Range from the Aleutian Islands to San Miguel Island.

Sand dab

Citharichthys spp.


Starry flounder

Platichthys stellatus


To 3 feet (91 cm). Range from Japan to Bering Sea and Arctic Alaska to Santa Barbara, California.

CO Sole or Turbot

Pleuronichthys coenosus


To 14 inches (36 cm). From south east Alaska to northern Baja.