Kelp Bass

Paralabrax clathratus

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Paralabrax clathratus, the kelp bass, sometimes referred to as the Calico bass or western fish (leading to easy confusion with the freshwater fishes from the genus Pomoxis), is a species of marine fish found in the eastern North Pacific Ocean from Baja California, Mexico, to Washington, United States (although rare in the northernmost part of its range). As suggested by its common name, it is typically associated with kelp beds, but may also be found in..

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