Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Scorpaeniformes
(Scorpionfishes and flatheads) > Hexagrammidae
(Greenlings) > Pleurogramminae
Etymology: Pleurogrammus: Greek, pleura = side, ribe + Greek, gramma = letter, signal (Ref. 45335).
Environment / Climate / Range
Marine; demersal; depth range 0 - 575 m (Ref. 50610). Temperate; 66°N - 32°N
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm 32.5  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 56.5 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 56527); max. published weight: 2.0 kg (Ref. 56344); max. reported age: 15 years (Ref. 55701)
Northeast Pacific: Yellow Sea Cape Navarin in the Bering Sea and from Stalemate Bank and Bowers Bank in the Aleutian Chain to Icy Bay, Alaska, and rarely to Redondo Beach, California, USA.
Adults are found from the lower intertidal zone to 575 m depth (Ref. 6793).
Eschmeyer, W.N., E.S. Herald and H. Hammann, 1983. A field guide to Pacific coast fishes of North America. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, U.S.A. 336 p.
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on empirical models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.7502 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01070 (0.00424 - 0.02699), b=3.04 (2.83 - 3.25), based on LWR estimates for this Subfamily-BS (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.3 ±0.4 se; Based on diet studies.
Resilience (Ref. 69278
): Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (K=0.28; tm=3.6).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low to moderate vulnerability (32 of 100) .