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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