This identification guide is intended to provide information and key characteristics for common species of greenling in Washington marine waters. To access species information click on the common or scientific name listed below. For each species, information is available on expected sizes, typical distribution, and published ages.
For additional identification assistance, greenling information is available through the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife’s Webpage at: http://www.dfw.state.or.us/MRP/finfish/sp/other.asp
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife also provide identification information about some greenling species at: http://www.dfg.ca.gov/marine/mspcont7.asp#greenling