Sebastes rufus

Alternate names: bank rockfish

Author: (Eigenmann and Eigenmann, 1890)


Size: to 55.2 cm

General: White blotches on dorsal side, light lateral line, and tiny speckles are common features.

Geographic Information

Habitat description: Benthic, hard substrate.

Published depth range: 31 - 454 m

Ocean range (global): British Columbia to central Baja California.

Additional Information

Consulting taxonomist: Mary Yoklavich, Research Fishery Biologist, Supervisor NOAA Fisheries, Santa Cruz, 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.

Citation: Sebastes rufus ((Eigenmann and Eigenmann, 1890)) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/ Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2021-01-18.
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