Posts Tagged goleta pier

White Croaker

Croakers—Family Sciaeidae White Croaker from the Avila Pier Species: Genyonemus lineatus (Ayres, 1855); from the Greek words genys (lower jaw) and nema (barbel) and the Latin word lineatus  (striped). Alternate Names: Tomcod (southern California), roncador (Ventura and Santa Barbara area), kingfish (central and northern California), sewer trout, tommy croaker, and brownie or brown bait. Also [...]

Lingcod

Greenlings and Lingcods—Family Hexagrammidae A small lingcod I caught one day from Citizens Dock in Crescent City Species: Ophidon elongatus (Girard, 1854); from the Greek words ophis (snake) and odons (tooth), and the Latin word elongatus  (elongate shaped). Lingcod from the Monterey Coast Guard Pier in 2010 by MBay Alternate Names:  Pacific cultus, cultus cod, [...]

White Seabass

Typical juvenile White Seabass aka “seatrout” taken from a pier, this one from the Ocean Beach Pier in August of 2013 Species: Atractoscion nobilis (Ayres, 1860) from the Greek words atrax (spindle) and skion (from sciaena, an old name for a European croaker) and the Latin word nobilis (noble).  Called Cynoscion nobilis until the 1990s [...]

Bat Ray

Order Myliobatidiformes —  Eagle Rays — Family Myliobatididae — Bat Ray A bat ray from Fortman Marina in Alameda Species: Myliobatis californica (Gill, 1865); from the Greek words myl (a tooth or molar), io (an arrow or poison), batis (a skate or ray) and the Latin word Californica  (referring to location). Apparently called aetobatus californica [...]

Goleta Pier — 2010 Youth Angler Tournament

The first of what was hoped to be an annual UPSAC-IGFA Goleta Pier Youth Angler Tournament was held on October 16th, 2010 at the beautiful Goleta Beach County Park and Pier in Santa Barbara County, surroundings that are both first class and family-friendly. You’ve got to get up early to have time to set up [...]