Nearshore fishes of California included in the life history survey (124 species)

Scientific Name Common Name

Amphistichus argenteus
Amphistichus koelzi
Amphistichus rhodoterus
Anarrhichthys ocellatus
Anisotremus davidsoni
Atherinops affinis
Atherinopsis californiensis
Atractoscion nobilis
Caulolatilus princeps
Cebidichthys violaceus
Cephaloscyllium ventriosum
Chromis punctipinnis
Citharichthys sordidus
Citharichthys stigmaeus
Cymatogaster aggregata
Damalichthys vacca
Embiotoca jacksoni
Embiotoca lateralis
Eopsetta jordani
Galeorhinus zyopterus
Genyonemus lineatus
Gillichthys mirabilis
Girella nigricans
Gymnothorax mordax
Halichoeres semicinctus
Hemilepidotus hemilepidotus
Hermosilla azurea
Heterodontus francisci
Heterostichus rostratus
Hexagrammos decagrammus
Hexagrammos superciliosus
Hexanchus griseus
Hippocampus ingens
Hydrolagus colliei
Hyperprosopon argenteum
Hypomesus pretiosus
Hypsopsetta guttulata
Hypsypops rubicundus
Lepidopsetta bilineata
Leptocottus armatus
Leuresthes tenuis
Lyopsetta exilis
Lythrypnus dalli
Lythrypnus zebra
Medialuna californiensis
Menticirrhus undulatus
Mugil cephalus
Mustelus californicus
Mustelus henlei
Myliobatis californica
Notorynchus maculatus
Ophiodon elongatus
Oxyjulis californica
Paralabrax clathratus
Paralabrax maculatofasciatus
Paralabrax nebulifer
Paralichthys californicus
Parophrys vetulus
Peprilus simillimus
Phanerodon furcatus
Platichthys stellatus
Platyrhinoidis triseriata
Pleuronichthys coenosus
Pleuronichthys decurrens
Pleuronichthys ritteri
Pleuronichthys verticalis
Porichthys notatus
Psettichthys melanostictus
Raja binoculata
Raja inornata
Raja kincaidii
Raja rhina
Raja stellulata
Rhacochilus toxotes
Rhinobatos productus
Roncador stearnsii
Scorpaena guttata
Scorpaenichthys marmoratus
Sebastes atrovirens
Sebastes auriculatus
Sebastes carnatus
Sebastes caurinus
Sebastes chlorostictus
Sebastes chrysomelas
Sebastes constellatus
Sebastes dallii
Sebastes elongatus
Sebastes hopkinsi
Sebastes maliger
Sebastes melanops
Sebastes miniatus
Sebastes mystinus
Sebastes nebulosus
Sebastes nigrocinctus
Sebastes ovalis
Sebastes rastrelliger
Sebastes rosaceus
Sebastes ruberrimus
Sebastes rubrivinctus
Sebastes saxicola
Sebastes semicinctus
Sebastes serranoides
Sebastes serriceps
Sebastolobus alascanus
Sebastolobus altivelis
Semicossyphus pulcher
Seriola dorsalis
Seriphus politus
Sphyraena argentea
Spirinchus starksi
Spirinchus thaleichthys
Squalus acanthias
Squatina californica
Stereolepis gigas
Symphurus atricauda
Syngnathus californiensis
Syngnathus leptorhynchus
Thaleichthys pacificus
Torpedo californica
Triakis semifasciata
Umbrina roncador
Urolophus halleri
Xenistius californiensis
Xiphister mucosus

surfperch, barred
surfperch, calico
surfperch, redtail
eel, wolf
sargo
topsmelt
jacksmelt
white sea bass
whitefish, ocean
eel, monkeyface
shark, swell
blacksmith
sanddab, Pacific
sanddab, speckled
surfperch, shiner
surfperch, pile
surfperch, black
surfperch, striped
sole, petrale
shark, soupfin
croaker, white
mudsucker, longjaw
opaleye
eel, California moray
wrasse, rock
Irish lord, red
zebra perch
shark, horn
kelpfish, giant
greenling, kelp
greenling, rock
shark, sixgill
seahorse, Pacific
ratfish
surfperch, walleye
smelt, surf
turbot, diamond
garibaldi
sole, rock
sculpin, staghorn
grunion, California
sole, slender
goby, bluebanded
goby, zebra
halfmoon
corbina, California
mullet, striped
shark, grey smoothhound
shark, brown smoothhound
ray, bat
shark, sevengill
lingcod
senorita
bass, kelp
bass, spotted sand
bass, barred sand
halibut, California
sole, English
butterfish, Pacific
surfperch, white
flounder, starry
thornback
turbot, C-O
turbot, curlfin
turbot, spotted
turbot, hornyhead
midshipman, plainfin
sole, sand
skate, big
skate, California
skate, sandpaper
skate, longnose
skate, starry
surfperch, rubberlip
guitarfish, shovelnose
croaker, spotfin
scorpionfish, spotted
cabezon
rockfish, kelp
rockfish, brown
rockfish, gopher
rockfish, copper
rockfish, greenspotted
rockfish, black-and-yellow
rockfish, starry
rockfish, calico
rockfish, greenstriped
rockfish, squarespot
rockfish, quillback
rockfish, black
rockfish, vermilion
rockfish, blue
rockfish, China
rockfish, tiger
rockfish, speckled
rockfish, grass
rockfish, rosy
rockfish, yelloweye
rockfish, flag
rockfish, stripetail
rockfish, halfbanded
rockfish, olive
rockfish, treefish
thornyhead, shortspine
thornyhead, longspine
sheephead, California
yellowtail
queenfish
barracuda, California
smelt, night
smelt, longfin
shark, spiny dogfish
shark, Pacific angel
bass, giant sea
tonguefish, California
pipefish, kelp
pipefish, bay
eulachon
ray, Pacific electric
shark, leopard
croaker, yellowfin
stingray, round
salema
prickleback, rock

From Biological Characteristics of Nearshore Fishes of California: A review of existing knowledge and Proposed Additional Studies for the Pacific Ocean Interjurisdictional Fisheries Management Plan Coordination and Development Project. Final Report. (http://www.dfg.ca.gov/mrd/lifehistories/index.html)