General: A large fish, may have a light-colored body with a brown pattern (vs. images in Love, et al.). Juveniles may look like shortbellies (S. jordani). Could be confused with boccacio (S. paucispinus), but have a much smaller mouth. Look for the two front colored bars angled toward the head.
Size: to 59 cm
Published depth range: Shallow, less than 491 m.
Ocean range (global): British Columbia to southern Baja.
Habitat description: Benthic.
Consulting taxonomist: Robert Lea, California Department of Fish and Game, California.
Consulting taxonomist: Donna Kline, Moss Landing Marine Laboratories, Moss Landing, CA.
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, 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 goodei ((Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1890)) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/mbari.org/dsg/view/concept/Sebastes%20goodei. Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2020-09-30.