My brother, sister in law and I were diving The Cove Thursday.
At the 70 foot blocks, Peggy saw a different looking fish and with dive light, got my attention.
Moved in closer and started taking a few pictures and video clips of the 3-4 incher.
Sure looks like a China rockfish, but everyone we talked to said they have never seen one in this area of Hood Canal.
They said it was probably a quillback as they sometimes take coloration like a China...
Posted the pictures to Reef.org and several confirmed that it was a China rockfish.
Wahoo, whoop, whoop! Great spot Peggy!!!
Would like to know if anyone else can detail where they has been confirmed spottings of China rockfish in Hood Canal?