Copper Rockfish



Discover the Vibrant Rockfish of Monterey Bay

Monterey Bay’s waters are teeming with diverse rockfish species, a thrilling sight for divers. Common species include the vividly colored vermilion rockfish, the strikingly patterned copper rockfish, and the abundant blue rockfish. These fish inhabit rocky reefs and kelp forests, often at various depths. Rockfish are crucial to the bay’s ecosystem, serving as both predators of smaller marine life and prey for larger animals. Their varied appearances and behaviors make them a highlight of underwater exploration.

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