Lingcod Ophiodon elongatus (Girard 1854)

Selected Lingcod references

Appelbaum, S., W.C. Clarke, J.E. Shelbourn, J.O.T. Jensen, J.N.C. Whyte, and G.K. Iwama. 1995. Studies on Rearing of Lingcod Ophiodon elongates. Aquaculture 135: 219-227.

Bargmann, G.G. 1982. The Biology and Fisheries for Lingcod (Ophiodon elongates) in Puget Sound. State of Washington Dept of Fisheries. Technical Report 66. 69 p.

Cass, A.J., R.J. Beamish, and G.A. McFarlane. 1990. Lingcod (Ophiodon elongates). Dept of Fisheries and Oceans, Biological Sciences Branch, Pacific Biological Station, Nanaimo, BC. Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Science 109. 40p.

Dempster, R.P. and W.F. Rohrs. 1983. Spawning Record of the Lingcod, Ophiodon elongates (Girard 1854) in captivity. Journal of Aquariculture and Aquatic Sciences 3 (3): 41-45.

Giorgi, A.E. 1981. The Environmental Biology of the Embryos, Egg Masses and Nesting Sites of the Lingcod, Ophiodon elongates. NOAA, National Marine Fisheries Service, Northwest and Alaska Fisheries Center, Resource Ecology and Fisheries Mangement Division. NWAFC Processed Report 1-6.90 p.

Hart, J.L. 1967 Fecundity and Length-Weight Relationship in Lingcod. J. Fish.Res.Bd. Canada 24(11):2485-2489.

Jagielo, T.H. 1995. Abundance and Survival of Lingcod at Cape Flattery, Washington. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 124:170-183.

Jagielo, T.H., L.L. LeClair and B.A. Vorderstrasse. 1996. Genetic Variation and Population Structure of Lingcod. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society. 125:372-386.

Jewell, E.D. 1968. Scuba Diving Observations on Lingcod at Seattle Breakwater. Wash. Dept. Fish., Fish. Res. Pap. 3 (1): 27-36.

Johnson, K.W. 2001. Census of Lingcod Nesting in the Edmonds Underwater Park. On file with the Lingcod Census Group. 12p.

Karpov, K. A., D.P. Albin and W.H. Van Buskirk. 1995. THE MARINE RECREATIONAL FISHERY IN NORTHERN AND CENTRAL CALIFORNIA: A Historical Comparishon (1958-86), Status of Stocks (1980-86), and Effects of Chanes in the California Current. State of California, The Resources Agency, Dept of Fish and Game. Fish Bulletin 176. online at:

LaRiviere, M.G., D.D. Jessup, and S.B. Mathews. Lingocd, Ophiodon elongates, Spawning and Nesting in San Juan Channel, Washington. Calif. Fish and Game 67(4): 231-239.

Low, C.J. and R.J. Beamish. 1978. A Study of the Nesting Behavior of Lingcod (Ophiodon elongates) in the Straight of Georgia, British Columbia. Dept of Fisheries and the Environment, Fisheries and Marine Service, Resource Services Branch, Pacific Biological Station, Nanaimo, BC. Fisheries and Marine Service Tech Rep 843. 27p.

Martell, S.D.J 1997. Reproductive Outputs and Demographics of Lingcod (Ophiodon elongates) in Howe Sound. BS Thesis, University of British Columbia, Dept of Zoology. 20p.

Marteel, S.J.D., C.J. Walters and S.S. Wallace. 2000. The Use of Marine Protected Areas for Conservation of Lingcod (Ophiodon elongatus). Bulletin of Marine Science 66(3): 729-743.

Musick, J.A. 1999. Criteria to Define Extinction Risk in Marine Fishes. Fisheries 24 (12): 6-14.

O’Connell, V. M. 1993. Submersible observations on lingcod, Ophiodon elongatus, nesting below 30 m off
Sitka, Alaska. Marine Fisheries Review. 55 (1):19-24

Palsson, W. A. and R. E. Pacunski. 1995. The response of rocky reef fishes to harvest refugia in Puget
Sound. Proc. of Puget Sound Res. ’95 Conf. State of Washington. Puget Sound Water Quality

Phillips, A.C. and W.E. Barraclough. 1977. On the Early Life History of Lingcod (Ophiodon elongates). Dept. of Fisheries and the Environment. Technical Report 76. 35 p.

Shaw, W.N. 1989. Species Profiles: Life Histories and Environmental Requirements of Coastal Fishes and Inverebrates (Pacific Northwest): Lingcod. US Dept. of the Interior, Fish & Wildlife Service. Biological Report 82(11.119; TR EL-82-4; December 1989. 10p.

Smith, B.D. and G.A. McFarlane. 1990. Growth Analysis of Georgia Lingcod by Use of Length-Frequency and Length-Increment Data in Combination. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society. 119:802-812.

Smith,B.D. G.A. McFarlane, and A.J. Cass. 1990. Movements and Mortality of Tagged Male and Female Lingcod in the Strait of Georgia, British Columbia. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 119:813-824.

Wilby, G.V. The Ling Cod, Ophiodon elongates (Girard). Canada Fisheries Research Board Bulletin. 23p.


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