Sebastes mystinus

Alternate names: blue rockfish

Author: (Jordan and Gilbert, 1881)


General: Compare to the black rockfish (S. melanops).

Size: to 53 cm

Geographic Information

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

Ocean range (global): Alaska to northern Baja.

Habitat description: Demersal.

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, Los Angeles, London. 404 pp.

Citation: Sebastes mystinus ((Jordan and Gilbert, 1881)) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/ Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2018-06-19.
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