This species goes by several common names, including rock salmon, silverbelly, greenie, longjaw, and grouper.
Features: These fish are dark green, gray or brown on top with an off-white belly and silver or tan sides. The underside of the head and fins can be pinkish. Long second anal fin spine. Silvergrays can be confused with bocaccio rockfish which have a short second anal fin spine.
Habitat: Most commonly found between 330 and 990 feet though subadults have been found in kelp beds only 56 feet deep. Adults live over various rocky-bottom habitats.
Technique: Work rubber tail jigs or shrimp flies through the schools containing these fish.
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