Fish Facts: Pacific Bearded Brotula

Pacific Bearded Brotula – Brotula clarkae inhabits rocky reefs and nearby sand bottoms. The Pacific Bearded Brotula is native to Southern Baja and the central Gulf of California South to Peru. Despite the Brotula’s eel like appearance it is not an eel but instead a fish more closely related to cods and hake than eels.

Fish Facts: Bearded Brotula

Bearded brotula – Brotula barbata is a bottom feeder found over a variety of bottoms in water that ranges from as shallow as 50 to as deep as 1000! Bearded brotula range from Northern Florida in the Atlantic to the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean and southward to Northern South America. Bearded brotula are … Read more