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Sturgeon

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Faroese bird cliff

Seaotter

Pacific octopus

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Wolf-eel

Wolf-eel

Thornback ray

Thornback ray

Canary rockfish

Canary rockfish

Kelp greenling

Kelp greenling

Masked greenling

Masked greenling

Masked greenling

Masked greenling

Padded sculpin

Padded sculpin

Copper rockfish

Copper rockfish

Quillback rockfish

Quillback rockfish

Cabezon

Cabezon

Canary rockfish

Canary rockfish

Facts

LatinSebastes pinniger
Size76 cm
FoodSmall fishes and crustaceans
HabitatLives on the seabed down to 800 m depth
IUCN

Not evaluated

LocationEastern Pacific
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1 million eggs

The canary rockfish is the rockfish that spawns the most eggs. There can be 1,000,000 eggs released at one time. With all rockfish, the eggs are fertilised inside the female. 4-5 weeks later the female gives birth to larvae with the size of an eyelash.


American lobster