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
Published depth range: 25 - 1200 m
Ocean range (global): North Pacific.
Habitat description: Benthic.
ReferencesEncyclopedia 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, Los Angeles, London. 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/mbari.org/dsg/view/concept/Sebastes%20borealis. Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2017-12-17.