Salmon Fights Lingcod While Diving Vancouver Island Canada

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During a dive in Barkley Sound with Rendezvous Dive Adventures we found this 5 ft lingcod that caught an unsuspected chinook salmon. A bottom dweller catching a fast swimming fish.. the end?
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To end all speculations about the name ” Lingcod”…. This fish, Ophidon Elongatus (long snouted), is actually related to and part of the greenling family. Lingcod is just a common name and as so often does not correctly represent itself.

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Peter Mieras

Peter Mieras

Peter Mieras and his wife Kathy own and run Rendezvous Dive Adventures, a small diving resort in the heart of Barkley Sound, Vancouver Island, Canada. Peter has dived all over the world and is an accomplished underwater filmmaker. Along with Rendezvous Dive Adventures and his film work, Peter keeps busy with various research and conservation projects. For more information on Peter visit www.rendezvousdiving.com

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