Sebastes borealis

Alternate names: shortraker rockfish

Author: Barsukov, 1970


General: All fins may have some black on them. White band extends all the way down the body. Compare with Rougheye (S. aleutianus), which are redder and large S. melanostomus. Pink and brown with white splotches, black on the on the rear edge of the gill cover; short dorsals, heavy body.

Size: to 120 cm

Geographic Information

Published depth range: 25 - 1200 m

Ocean range (global): North Pacific.

Habitat description: Benthic.

Additional Information


Encyclopedia of Life

Tree of Life

World Register of Marine Species

National Center for Biotechnology Information

Love, M.S., M. Yoklavich, and L. Thorsteinson (2002). The rockfishes of the northeast Pacific. University of California Press, Berkeley, CA. 404 pp.

Butler, J.L., M.S. Love, and T. Laidig (2012). A guide to the rockfishes, thornyheads, and scorpionfishes of the Northeast Pacific. University of California Press, Berkeley, CA. 185 pp.

Citation: Sebastes borealis (Barsukov, 1970) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/ Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2020-09-29.
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