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Sebastes aleutianus (Rougheye rockfish; Rockfish; Rock cod; Blacktip rockfish)

Synonyms: Sebastes swifti; Sebastodes aleutianus; Sebastodes swifti; Zalopyr aleutianus
Language: Heiltsuk; Japanese; Mandarin Chinese; Polish; Russian

Wikipedia Abstract

The rougheye rockfish (Sebastes aleutianus) is a rockfish of the genus Sebastes. It is also known as the blackthroat rockfish or the blacktip rockfish and grows to a maximum of about 97 cm (38 in) in length, with the IGFA record weight being 14 lb 12 oz (6.7 kg). Similar to many other members of its genus, it is extremely long-lived, and has been known to reach an age of 205 years.
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Adult Weight [1]  1.09 lbs (495 g)
Maximum Longevity [2]  205 years

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Aleutian Islands Biosphere Reserve 2720489 Alaska, United States    
Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve II 366714 British Columbia, Canada
Pacific Rim National Park Reserve II 137900 British Columbia, Canada

Prey / Diet

Ammodytes hexapterus (Stout sand lance)[3]
Atheresthes stomias (Turbot)[3]
Chauliodus macouni (Fanged viperfish)[3]
Chionoecetes bairdi (southern Tanner crab)[3]
Clupea pallasii (Pacific herring)[3]
Gadus chalcogrammus (Whiting)[3]
Mallotus villosus (Capelin)[3]
Meterythrops robusta[3]
Pandalus borealis (northern shrimp)[3]
Pleurogrammus monopterygius (Atka mackerel)[3]
Stenobrachius leucopsarus (Smallfin lanternfish)[3]
Thaleichthys pacificus (Candlefish)[3]
Thysanoessa inermis[3]
Thysanoessa longipes[3]
Thysanoessa raschii (Arctic krill)[3]
Thysanoessa spinifera[3]


Chondracanthus pinguis[3]
Clavella parva[3]
Echinorhynchus gadi[3]
Megalocotyle trituba[3]
Microcotyle sebastis[3]
Parabrachiella robusta[3]


Parasitized by 
Allobenedenia sebastodi[3]
Caudotestis opisthorchis[4]
Corynosoma reductum[4]
Derogenes varicus[4]
Dinosoma tortum[4]
Echinorhynchus gadi[4]
Grillotia erinaceus[4]
Helicometra sebastis[4]
Lecithaster gibbosus[4]
Lecithochirium exodicum[4]
Lecithochirium platessae[4]
Lecithophyllum botryophoron[4]
Lecithophyllum sphaerolecithum[4]
Littorellicola sebastodorum[4]
Megalobenedenia derzhavini[4]
Megalocotyle trituba[4]
Microcotyle sebastis[4]
Neolepidapedon sebastici <Unverified Name>[4]
Nybelinia surmenicola[4]
Opechona occidentalis[4]
Paralepidapedon sebastisci[4]
Podocotyle araii[4]
Podocotyle atomon[4]
Podocotyle reflexa[4]
Prodistomum alaskense[4]
Prosorhynchus crucibulum[4]
Scolex pleuronectis <Unverified Name>[4]
Steganoderma formosum[4]
Stephanostomum baccatum[4]
Stephanostomum dentatum[4]


Alaska (USA); California Current; Canada; East Bering Sea; Gulf of Alaska; Japan; Kuroshio Current; North Pacific: Japan to Navarin Canyon in the Bering Sea (but not in the Sea of Okhotsk), throughout the Aleutian Islands, and south to San Diego, California, USA.; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Eastern Central; Pacific, Northeast; Pacific, Northwest; Russian Federation; Sea of Japan; USA (contiguous states); West Bering Sea;



Attributes / relations provided by
1de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774
2Frimpong, E.A., and P. L. Angermeier. 2009. FishTraits: a database of ecological and life-history traits of freshwater fishes of the United States. Fisheries 34:487-495.
3Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
4Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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