Lingcod (Ophiodon elongatus)

illustration: lingcod

Research Documents

These stock assessment research documents can be downloaded from the Canadian Science Advisory Secretariat (CSAS) website (links below).

  • 2011 Lingcod (Ophiodon elongatus) stock assessment and yield advice for outside stocks in British Columbia (2011/124)
  • 2005 Strait of Georgia Lingcod Management Framework (2005/048)
  • 2003 Strait of Georgia Lingcod Stock Assessment Framework (2003/062)
  • 2001 Strait of Georgia Lingcod Stock Assessment (2001/132)
  • 2000 BC Lingcod Stock Assessment (2000/164)

Publications

Surry, A.M. and King J.R. 2007. Lingcod (Ophiodon elongatus) egg mass and reef fish density SCUBA survey in the Strait of Georgia, February 13-27, 2007. Can. Tech Rep. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 2743: viii + 19 p. Full Document (PDF).

Surry, A.M., King, J.R., and Haggarty, D.R. 2007. Bottom trawl survey of young-of-the-year lingcod (Ophiodon enlongatus) in the Strait of Goergia, CCGS Neocaligus, July 28 - August 9, 2006. Can Tech. Rep. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 2740: x + 50 p. Full Document (PDF).

Haggarty, D.R., and King, J.R. 2007. Lingcod egg mass density survey in the Strait of Georgia, February – March, 2006. Can. Tech. Rep. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 2691: iv + 28 p. Full Document(PDF).

Haggarty, D.R. and King, J.R. 2006. CPUE as an index of relative abundance for nearshore reef fishes. Fisheries Research 81(1): 89-93. doi:10.1016/j.fishres.2006.05.015

Haggarty, D.R., and King, J.R. 2006. Hook and line survey of Lingcod (Ophiodon elongatus) and Rockfish (Sebastes spp.) in southern Strait of Georgia (statistical areas 18 and 19) June 19-29, 2005. Can. Tech. Rep. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 2623: vii + 44 p. Full Document (PDF)

Logan, G., de la Mare, W., King, J., and Haggarty, D. 2005. Management Framework for Strait of Georgia Lingcod. Can. Sci. Ad. Sec. Res. Doc. 2005/048. Complete Document (PDF).

Surry, A.M., Haggarty, D.R., and King, J.R. 2005. Bottom trawl survey of young-of-the-year lingcod (Ophiodon elongatus) in the Strait of Georgia, July 26 - August 8, 2005. Can. Data Rep. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 1170. vii + 45 p. Full Document (PDF)

Haggarty, D.R., King, J.R., and Hodes, V.R. 2005. Lingcod egg mass and reef fish density SCUBA survey in the Strait of Georgia, February 19 – March 11, 2005. Can. Data Rep. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 1161: iv + 16 p. Full Document (PDF)

Haggarty, D.R., and King J.R. 2005. Hook and line survey of Lingcod (Ophiodon elongatus) and Rockfish (Sebastes spp.) in northern Strait of Georgia (statistical areas 13 14, 15 and 16) Jun 14-July 9, 2004. Can. Tech. Rep. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 2590: 57p. Full Document (PDF)

Haggarty, D.R., King, J.R., Surry, A.M., and Mathias, K.L. 2005. Bottom trawl survey of young-of-the-year lingcod (Ophiodon elongatus) in the Strait of Georgia, July 13 – 26, 2004. Can. Tech. Rep. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 2589: 53 p.Full Document (PDF)

King, J.R. and R.E. Withler. 2005. Male nest site fidelity and female serial polyandry in lingcod (Ophiodon elongatus, Hexagrammidae). Molecular Ecology 14: 653-660. Full Document (PDF).
Note: This is an electronic version of an article published in Molecular Ecology: complete citation information for the final version of the paper, as published in the print edition of Molecular Ecology, is available on the Blackwell Synergy online delivery service, accessible via the journal's website at http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/mec or http://www.blackwell-synergy.com.

Haggarty, D.R. and J.R. King. 2004. Hook and line survey of lingcod (Ophiodon elongatus) and rockfish (Sebastes sp.) stocks in southern Strait of Georgia (Statistical Areas 17, 18, and 19), October 2003. Can. Tech. Rep. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 2533: 38 p. Full Document (PDF).

Haggarty, D.R., J.R. King, and K.L. Mathias. 2004. Bottom trawl survey of young-of-the-year lingcod (Ophiodon elongatus) in the Strait of Georgia by the R/V Neocaligus, July 28-August 9, 2003. Can. Man. Rep. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 2673: 39 p. Full Document (PDF).

King, J.R., and Haggarty, D.R. 2004. An examination of recapture rates of lingcod as a potential source of bias in recreational catch per unit effort (CPUE) indices. Can. Man. Rep. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 2670: 39 p. Full Document (PDF).

King, J. R. and Haggarty, D.R. 2004. Lingcod egg mass and reef fish density SCUBA survey in the Strait of Georgia, February 17 - March 3, 2004. Can. Data Rep. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 1147: iv + 13 p. Full Document (PDF).

Withler, R.E., J.R. King, J.B. Marliave, B. Beaith, S. Li, K.J. Supernault and K.M. Miller. 2004. Polygamous mating and high levels of genetic variation in lingcod (Ophiodon elongatus) of the Strait of Georgia, British Columbia. Env. Biol. Fish. 69(1-4): 345-357.

King, J.R., G.A. McFarlane, and A.M. Surry. 2003. Stock Assessment Framework for Strait of Georgia Lingcod. Can. Sci. Ad. Sec. Res. Doc. 2003/062. 57 p. Complete Document (PDF).

Surry, A.M. and J.R. King. 2003. Diameter measurements for identification of the first and second annulus on dorsal fin ray sections from lingcod (Ophiodon elongatus). Can. Tech. Rep. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 2490: 24 p. Full Document (PDF).

King, J.R. and P. Winchell. 2002. Lingcod (Ophiodon elongatus) Nest Density SCUBA Survey in the Strait of Georgia, February 1-March 13, 2002. Can. Tech. Rep. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 2437: 16 p. Complete Document (PDF).

King, J.R. and B.W. Beaith. 2001. Lingcod (Ophiodon elongatus) Nest Density SCUBA Survey in the Strait of Georgia, January 16-April 26, 2001. Can. Tech. Rep. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 2374. 23 p. Complete Document (PDF).

King, J.R. 2001. Assessment of lingcod in the Strait of Georgia. Can. Sci. Ad. Sec. Res. Doc. 2001/132. 41 p. Complete Document (PDF).

McFarlane, G.A., and J.R. King. 2001. The validity of the fin-ray method of age determination for lingcod (Ophiodon elongatus). Fishery Bulletin 99(3): 459-464. Complete Document (PDF).

King, J.R. and A.M. Surry. 2001. Lingcod stock assessment and recommended yield options for 2001. Canadian Stock Assessment Secretariat Research Document 2000/164. 50p. Complete Document (PDF)

Cass, A.J., R.J. Beamish, and G.A. McFarlane. 1990. Lingcod (Ophiodon elongatus). Can. Spec. Publ. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 109: 40 p.

Beamish, R.J. and D. Chilton. 1977. Age determination of lingcod (Ophiodon elongatus) using dorsal fin rays and scales. J. Fish. Res. Board Can. 27:1305-1313.

Looking for more information?

For more information about ongoing work on lingcod at the Pacific Biological Station, please contact Dr. Jackie King. For more information about groundfish fisheries management or the stock assessment review process in the Pacific Region, please visit the Groundfish Management Unit homepage.