California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Marine Sportfish Identification Pictures

Note: Please consult current fishing regulations for species presented in this booklet. To view information on safe fishing eating guidelines, please visit the OEHHA website.

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California sheephead California barracuda giant kelpfish Pacific mackerel
skipjack Pacific bonito albacore bigeye tuna
bluefin tuna yellowfin tuna swordfish striped marlin
California halibut Pacific sanddab longfin sanddab Pacific halibut

starry flounder

petrale sole

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