Sebastes phillipsi

Alternate names: chameleon rockfish

Author: (Fitch, 1964)


General: Difficult to identify in situ. May be white and resemble S. aurora and S. diploproa; look for red freckling on the top of the head).

Size: to 52 cm

Geographic Information

Ocean range (global): In California, most abundant south of Point Conception.

Published depth range: 174 - 274 m

Habitat description: Demersal.

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 phillipsi ((Fitch, 1964)) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/ Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2021-01-18.
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