Sebastes flavidus

Alternate names: yellowtail rockfish

Author: (Ayres, 1862)


General: Compare with olive rockfish (S. serranoides).

Size: to 66 cm

Geographic Information

Published depth range: 0 - 549 m, most common 90 - 180 m.

Ocean range (global): Aleutian Islands to southern California.

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 flavidus ((Ayres, 1862)) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/ Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2021-05-09.
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