Posts Tagged Paradise Beach Pier

Starry Flounder

Order Pleuronectiformes — Righteye Flounders—Family Pleuronectidae Photo ID courtesy of Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife Species: Platichthys stellatus (Pallas, 1787); from the Greek words platy  (flat) and ichthys (fish) and the Latin word stellatus (starry). Alternate Names: Rough-jacket, great flounder, grindstone, emery flounder, emerywheel, leatherjacket, English sole, sand paper flounder, diamondback, long-jaw flounder, California [...]

Redtail Surfperch

  Retail Surfperch, Humboldt County Species: Amphistichus rhodoterus (Agassiz, 1854); from the Greek words amphi (double), stoichus (series, referring to the two rows of teeth in each jaw), and rhodoterus  (rosy). Family Embiotocidae, subfamily Amphistichinae. Alternate Names: Redtail perch, rosy surf fish and porgy (or porgie). Identification: Their coloring is silver with olive green mottling [...]