Sebastes zacentrus

Alternate names: sharpchin rockfish

Author: (Gilbert, 1890)


General: Dark v on the side of the head, upside down U shape (S. saxicola is the opposite), dark spot over gill cover

Size: to 45 cm

Geographic Information

Habitat description: Benthic.

Published depth range: 25 - 495 m, but commonly 100 - 30 m.

Ocean range (global): Aleutian Islands to San Digeo, California.

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 zacentrus ((Gilbert, 1890)) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/ Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2021-05-06.
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