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Basic Men's Tee Shirt. 
Design is printed on a mid-weight 100% Cotton Gildan Tee. Very basic universal sizing.
Blue screen-print on black tee, maroon tee, or rusty orange tee

Original artwork by Emma Hurley of NorthCoast Brine

Lingcods Tee

SKU: GTEE2
$20.00Price
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  • SUSTAINABILITY: Great choice if you are looking for a fish to eat- not as slow growing as rockfish, don’t have a swim bladder, so undersized respond well to release= sustainable. Lingcod stock was overfished in the late ‘90s, but because Lings are fast-growing and relatively short-lived they respond well to management and rebuilding plans- their population in California is now doing great. Catch them yourself, buy from a small-scale hook and line commercial fisherman or buy from a CSF. Large drag boats that can catch these damage ocean bottom habitat.

     

    Range: They are found only off the west coast of North America from the Gulf of Alaska down to Baja California- common off the California coast

     

    Habitat: Found in rocky reef and kelp forest habitat from 10 -300 ft depths

     

    Diet: Lingcod are voracious ambush predators, eating rockfish, squid, baitfish, crustaceans and even smaller lings

     

    Age: Females mature at 3yrs old/30”, males at 2yrs/20”- these fish can live to around 20 yrs old

     

    Description/Natural History: elongated body, huge head with 18 very sharp large teeth, base color is either tanish/white/brown or bright electric blue with copper bronze mottling along back, large pectoral (side) fins they use for sitting on/near the ocean floor waiting to ambush prey. Solitary and stay within a small home zone unless spawning. Spawn in winter- females lay eggs in crevices in shallow rocky areas; males guard the eggs for 8-10 weeks. Hexagrammidae family- close relatives are the greenlings

     

    California Recreational Fishing Regs: 3 fish 22” or more in length. The 22” length restriction protects immature fish and allows fish to spawn at least once before getting caught. A winter fishing closure protects these fish while coming close to shore to spawn and nest

  • If you are not satisfied with your purchase, you may return an item in its original new condition (unworn) within 2 weeks of purchase date.You will be refunded the purchase price minus shipping.