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Cabezon

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Variety

Cabezon

Scorpaenichthys marmoratus

Method

Wild

Handlines and pole-lines

Location

U.S. - West Coast, Pacific Ocean (Nearshore, south of 40° 10')

Overall Rating

2.839 / 5

Market Names

Sculpin

Summary

Abundance: Stock is likely healthy, and overfishing is not occurring.

 

Bycatch: Depending on the region, cabezon are caught with China rockfish or California sheephead, which are likely undergoing overfishing.

 

Habitat: Harvest method has minimal impacts on surrounding habitat.

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Variety

Cabezon

Scorpaenichthys marmoratus

Method

Wild

Handlines and pole-lines

Location

U.S. - West Coast, Pacific Ocean (Nearshore, north of 40° 10')

Overall Rating

3.096 / 5

Market Names

Sculpin

Summary

Abundance: Stock is likely healthy, and overfishing is not occurring.

 

Bycatch: Depending on the region, cabezon are caught with China rockfish or California sheephead, which are likely undergoing overfishing.

 

Habitat: Harvest method has minimal impacts on surrounding habitat.

Learn more about harvest methods