Sebastes melanops

Alternate names: black rockfish

Author: Girard, 1856


General: Compare to blue rockfish (S. mystinus).

Size: to 69 cm

Geographic Information

Published depth range: 0 - 366 m, usually less than 55 m.

Ocean range (global): Alaska 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.

Citation: Sebastes melanops (Girard, 1856) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/ Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2021-05-06.
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