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Sebastes flavidus (Yellowtail rockfish; Rockfish; Rock cod; Greenie)

Synonyms: Sebastodes flavidus
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Wikipedia Abstract

Sebastes flavidus, the yellow tail rockfish, is a type of rockfish (Sebastidae) that lives mainly off the coast of western North America from California to Alaska. This fish is also commonly called yellowtail rockfish or yellowtail seaperch.
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Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  3.045 lbs (1.381 kg)
Female Maturity [2]  7 years
Male Maturity [1]  6 years
Maximum Longevity [2]  64 years

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Farallon National Wildlife Refuge IV 352 California, United States
Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve II 366714 British Columbia, Canada
Mount Arrowsmith Biosphere Reserve 293047 British Columbia, Canada  
Pacific Rim National Park Reserve II 137900 British Columbia, Canada

Prey / Diet

Prey / Diet Overlap

Predators

Clavella parva[5]
Oncorhynchus tshawytscha (chinook salmon or king salmon)[5]

Consumers

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

    Maps
Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Aquarium & Rainforest at Moody Gardens
Aquarium du Quebec
John G. Shedd Aquarium
Rotterdam Zoo
Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Ctr

Distribution

Alaska (USA); California Current; Canada; Gulf of Alaska; Northeast Pacific: Unalaska Island, Alaska to San Diego, California, USA.; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Eastern Central; Pacific, Northeast; USA (contiguous states);

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Citations

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.
3Food Web Relationships of Northern Puget Sound and the Strait of Juan de Fuca : a Synthesis of the Available Knowledge, Charles A. Simenstad, Bruce S. Miller, Carl F. Nyblade, Kathleen Thornburgh, and Lewis J. Bledsoe, EPA-600 7-29-259 September 1979
4Szoboszlai AI, Thayer JA, Wood SA, Sydeman WJ, Koehn LE (2015) Forage species in predator diets: synthesis of data from the California Current. Ecological Informatics 29(1): 45-56. Szoboszlai AI, Thayer JA, Wood SA, Sydeman WJ, Koehn LE (2015) Data from: Forage species in predator diets: synthesis of data from the California Current. Dryad Digital Repository.
5Jorrit 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.
6FOOD HABITS AND DIETARY OVERLAP OF SOME SHELF ROCKFISHES (GENUS SEBASTES) FROM THE NORTHEASTERN PACIFIC OCEAN, RiCHARD D. BRODEUR AND WILLIAM G. PEARCY, FISHERY BULLETIN: VOL. 82. NO.2. 1984. p. 269-293
7Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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