Sebastes entomelas

Alternate names: widow rockfish

Author: (Jordan & Gilbert, 1880)


General: Compare to the speckled rockfish (S. ovalis).

Size: to 59 cm

Geographic Information

Ocean range (global): Gulf of Alaska to northern Baja.

Published depth range: 24 - 549 m, most commonly 140 - 210 m.

Habitat description: Demersal, well above the bottom (may be schooling), above high relief substrata.

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 entomelas ((Jordan & Gilbert, 1880)) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/ Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2021-01-18.
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