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Sebastes auriculatus (Bolina; Brown rockfish; Rock cod; Rockfish)

Synonyms: Sebastodes auriculatus
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Wikipedia Abstract

The brown rockfish (Sebastes auriculatus), whose other names include brown seaperch, chocolate bass, brown bass, and brown bomber, is a species of ray-finned fish in the family Sebastidae.
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Maximum Longevity [1]  20 years

Protected Areas

Prey / Diet


Ophiodon elongatus (Lingcod)[2]
Paralichthys californicus (Halibut)[2]
Scorpaenichthys marmoratus (Sculpin)[2]
Sebastes paucispinis (Bocaccio)[2]
Triakis semifasciata (Leopard shark)[2]


Parasitized by 
Helicometrina nimia[2]
Littorellicola sebastodorum[3]
Microcotyle sebastis[3]
Trochopus marginata <Unverified Name>[3]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Aquarium & Rainforest at Moody Gardens
Riverbanks Zoo and Garden
Steinhart Aquarium (CA Acad of Science
Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Ctr


Alaska (USA); California Current; Canada; Eastern Pacific: Prince William Sound, Alaska to central Baja California, Mexico.; Gulf of Alaska; Mexico; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Eastern Central; Pacific, Northeast; USA (contiguous states);

External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1Frimpong, 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.
2Jorrit 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.
3Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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