Sebastes crameri

Alternate names: darkblotched rockfish

Author: (Jordan, 1897)


Size: to 58 cm

General: Deep-bodied and more perch-shaped compared to S. melanostomus; saddle on side may form an H pattern. Likely to be perched on top of something.

Geographic Information

Published depth range: 25 - 904 m, most commonly 140 - 210 m.

Ocean range (global): Bering Sea to Santa Catalina Island, California.

Habitat description: Benthic.

Additional Information

Consulting taxonomist: Donna Kline, Moss Landing Marine Laboratories, Moss Landing, CA.


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 crameri ((Jordan, 1897) ) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/ Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2021-01-18.
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