Posts Tagged Black and Yellow Rockfish

A visit to Citizens Dock in Crescent City — and some fish

Citizens Dock in Crescent City Last week while visiting the north coast I made a short, three-hour, afternoon visit to Citizens Dock in Crescent City. As always, there was a nice variety of fish to be had by the inshore rocks and it’s a good thing because they have now restricted fishing from most of [...]

Black and Yellow Rockfish

  Black and Yellow Rockfish from the Monterey Coast Guard Pier Species: Sebastes chrysomelas (Jordan & Gilbert 1881); from the Greek word sebastes (magnificent), and the Latin word chrysomelas (black and yellow). Alternate Names: Black-and-tan rockfish, black-and-yellow rock cod, and sand bass. Early commercial fishermen in California (who often were Italian or Portugese) usually referred [...]