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Food fish—Classification.

The following species are classified as food fish under RCW 77.12.047 and are subject to the provisions of this title:
Pacific barracuda
Sphyraena argentea
Cyprinus carpio
Cods and hake
Pacific hake or whiting
Merluccius productus
Walleye pollock
Theragra chalcogrammus
Pacific Tomcod
Microgadus proximus
Pacific Cod or true cod
Flounder, sole and halibut
Butter sole or Bellingham sole
C-O sole
Isopsetta isolepis
Dover sole
Pleuronichtys coenosus
English sole
Microstomus pacificus
Flathead sole
Parophrys vetulus
Pacific halibut
Hippoglossoides elassodon
Petrale sole
Hippoglossus stenolepis
Rex sole
Eopsetta jordani
Rock sole
Glyptocephalus zachirus
Pacific sand dab
Lepidopsetta bilineata
Sand sole
Citharichthys sordidus
Slender sole
Psettichthys melanostictus
Speckled sand dab
Lyopsetta exilis
Starry flounder
Citharichthys stigmaeus
Turbot or Arrowtooth flounder
Platichthys stellatus
All other species of sole and flounder
Atheresthes stomias
Giant wrymouth
(Pleuronectiformes) Delolepsis gigantea
Ophiodon elongatus
Rock greenling
Hexagrammos superciliosus
Kelp greenling
Hexagrammos decagrammus
All other species of greenling
Herring and herring-like fishes
Northern anchovy
Engraulis mordax
Pacific sand lance or candlefish
Ammodytes hexapterus
Pacific herring
Clupea harengus pallasi
Pacific sardine or pilchard
Sardinops sagax
American shad
Alosa sapidissima
Mackerels, tunas and jacks
Pacific bonito
Sarda chiliensis
Pacific mackerel
Scomber japonicus
Jack mackerel
Trachurus symmetricus
Monterey Spanish mackerel
Scomberomorus concolor
Spanish mackerel
Scomberomorus maculatus
Seriola dorsalis
Thunnus alalunga
Bluefin tuna
Thunnus thynnus
Skipjack tuna
Euthynnus pelamis
Yellowfin tuna
Thunnus albacares
All other species of tunas and mackerels
Pacific pomfret
Brama japonica
Pacific pompano
Peprilus simillimus
Plainfin midshipman
Parichthys notatus
Hydrolagus colliei
Rattails, all species
Longnose skate
Big skate
All other species of skates
Raja rhina
Raja binoculata
Sebastes paucispinis
Black rockfish
Sebastes melanops
Brown rockfish
Sebastes auriculatus
Copper rockfish
Sebastes caurinus
Greenstriped rockfish
Sebastes elongatus
Canary rockfish
Sebastes pinniger
Pacific Ocean perch
Sebastes alutus
Yelloweye or rasphead rockfish
Sebastes ruberrimus
Rosefish or splitnose rockfish
Sebastes diploproa
Sebastes brevispinis
Silvergray rockfish
Sebastes maliger
Quillback rockfish
Sebastes flavidus
Yellowtail rockfish
All other species of rockfish Sablefish
Anoplopoma fimbria
Chinook or King salmon (except in its landlocked form as defined in WAC 232-12-018)
Oncorhynchus tshawytscha
Chum or dog salmon
Oncorhynchus keta
Pink or humpback
Oncorhynchus gorbuscha
Coho or silver (except in its landlocked form as defined in WAC 232-12-018)
Oncorhynchus kisutch
Sockeye or blue back
Oncorhynchus nerka
Oncorhynchus masu
Atlantic salmon (except in its landlocked form)
Salmo salar
Brown Irish lord
Hemilepidotus spinosus
Buffalo sculpin
Enophrys bison
Scorpaenichthys marmoratus
Great sculpin
Myoxocephalus polyacanthocephalus
Pacific Staghorn sculpin
Leptocottus armatus
Red Irish lord
Hemilepidotus hemilepidotus
Seabass and drums
White seabass
Cynoscion nobilis
All other seabass and drums
(Sciaenidae and Serranidae)
Sixgill shark
Hexanchus griseus
Soupfin shark
Galeorhinus zyopterus
Dogfish or spiny dogfish
Squalus acanthias
All other species of sharks
(Squaliformes and Hexanchiformes)
Eulachon or Columbia River smelt
Thaleichthys pacificus
Longfin smelt
Spirinchus dilatus
Surf smelt
Hypomesus pretiosus
All other species of smelt
Green sturgeon
Acipenser medirostris
White sturgeon
Acipenser transmontanus
Blue perch or striped seaperch
Embiotoca lateralis
Kelp perch
Brachyistius frenatus
Redtail surfperch
Amphistichus rhodoterus
Shiner perch
Cymatogaster aggregata
Pile perch
Rhacochilus vacca
Walleye surfperch
Hyperprosopon argenteum
White seaperch
Phanerodon furcatus
All other species of perch
Anarrhichthys ocellatus
Pacific hagfish
Eptatretus stouti
Black hagfish
Eptatretus deani
[Statutory Authority: RCW 34.05.353 (1)(b), (c), and (d), 77.12.047, 77.50.050, and chapters 77.65 and 77.70 RCW. WSR 12-09-046 (Order 12-61), § 220-12-010, filed 4/13/12, effective 5/14/12. Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.040 and 75.08.080. WSR 98-06-031, § 220-12-010, filed 2/26/98, effective 5/1/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. WSR 95-17-062 (Order 95-102), § 220-12-010, filed 8/15/95, effective 9/15/95; WSR 89-14-010 (Order 89-48), § 220-12-010, filed 6/22/89; WSR 83-24-024 (Order 83-200), § 220-12-010, filed 11/30/83, effective 1/1/84; WSR 82-07-047 (Order 82-19), § 220-12-010, filed 3/18/82; Order 1057, § 220-12-010, filed 5/22/73; Order 807, § 220-12-010, filed 1/2/69, effective 2/1/69; Order 677, Food fish classification, filed 3/31/66; Order 256, Food fish classification, filed 3/1/60.]