Kelp Greenling

Kelp greenling
Photo Credit: Janna Nichols


  • Species Common Name Kelp Greenling
  • Species Scientific Name Hexagrammos decagrammus


Special needs

Rocky reefs with suitable encrusting substrate for egg deposition.

Limiting factors

None identified.

Conservation actions

Protect critical habitat. Gather information to fill data gaps. Manage for sustainable harvest.

Key reference or plan

Pacific Coast Groundfish Fishery Management Plan

Life History Traits