Meet Our Mother-In-Law: She’s a Croaker

Meet the cabezon, a large, goth-looking sculpin whose genus name literally translates to “scorpion fish” and means “large head” in Spanish. This species was the ‘catch du jour’ during our last research trip at Cape Falcon Marine Reserve. Read More

Meet the Deacon Rockfish

How do you discover a new species after millions of people, including fishermen and researchers, have seen these fish off of Oregon for many years? Blue Rockfish, common to Oregon’s rocky reefs and regularly observed in Oregon’s marine reserves, are actually two entirely distinct species. Read More