Ground fishes carry a uniquely different characteristic, namely that they occur at the bottom of the sea. Also referred to as Demersal fish, they live at the basis of the sea oceans and adapt differently to the ocean life than the pelagic fish. Demersal fish fall within two different branches, namely fish that occurs directly on the seafloor or otherwise live just above the ocean bottom.
Scientists refer to them as benthic or benthopelagic fish. The Indonesian ground fishes include cod, flounder, haddock, and pollack. The sustainable use of groundfishing remains key to prevent these species from becoming extinct.
Arrowtooth Flounder, Canary Rockfish, Dover Sole, Lingcod, Pacific Cod, Pacific Ocean Perch, Pacific Spiny Dogfish, Pacific Whiting, Petrale Sole, Sablefish, Shortspine Thornyhead, Widow Rockfish, Yelloweye Rockfish