Lingcod is scientifically called as Ophiodon elongates. It belongs to the family Hexagrammidae and is also known as buffalo cod or cultus cod.
Lingcod fishes are normally seen in the bottom near the rocky areas of 32 to 328 ft. These fishes are dark brown, grey on the dorsal with similar to copper colour spots.
These fishes migrate during the time of spawning where the males are the first to migrate and establish sites for their nests.
The native area of Lingcod fish lies from the West Coast of North America to British Columbia.
These Lingcod fishes feed on anything they like and some of their best preys are smaller octopuses, rockfishes, Salmon, Pacific hake and more.
It is a savoury fish and is rejoiced in many parts of the United States.