Rockfish is a common term for several species of fish, referring to their tendency to hide among rocks.
Specific examples of fish termed rockfish include:
- The family Sebastidae, marine fishes that inhabit oceans around the world. They may be included in the family Scorpaenidae.
- Acanthoclinus, a genus of fish from New Zealand
- Bull huss or bull huss (Scyliorhinus stellaris), a shark known as rock salmon when used in cuisine
- Hexagrammos, a genus of greenling from the North Pacific
- Hypoplectrodes, a genus of fish in the family Serranidae
- Salvelinus, a genus of fish in the salmon family
- The stonefishes (genus Synanceia), venomous fishes from the Indo-Pacific
- Striped bass (Morone saxatilis), a species of fish from North America
- Groupers, fish in the subfamily Epinephelinae
- Certain fish of genus Scorpaena, such as the Madeira rockfish (S. maderensis), a common Mediterranean species
- California Marine Sportfish Identification: Rockfish. California Department of Fish and Wildlife. Accessed 20 October 2017.
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