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Sebastes alutus (Snapper; Salmon canary; Rockfish; Rock cod; Pop; Pacific ocean perch; Ocean perch; Menuke rockfish; Longjaw rockfish; Black bass)

Synonyms: Sebastichthys alutus; Sebastodes alutus
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Wikipedia Abstract

The Pacific ocean perch (Sebastes alutus), also known as the Pacific rockfish, Rose fish, Red bream or Red perch has a wide distribution in the North Pacific from southern California around the Pacific rim to northern Honshū, Japan, including the Bering Sea. The species appears to be most abundant in northern British Columbia, the Gulf of Alaska, and the Aleutian Islands (Allen and Smith 1988).
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Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  1.70 lbs (770 g)
Female Maturity [2]  8 years 8 months
Male Maturity [1]  10 years 6 months
Maximum Longevity [2]  100 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
Mount Arrowsmith Biosphere Reserve 293047 British Columbia, Canada  
Pacific Rim National Park Reserve II 137900 British Columbia, Canada

Prey / Diet

Atheresthes stomias (Turbot)[3]
Chauliodus macouni (Fanged viperfish)[3]
Chionoecetes bairdi (southern Tanner crab)[3]
Doryteuthis opalescens (california market squid)[4]
Euphausia pacifica (Pacific krill)[5]
Gadus chalcogrammus (Whiting)[3]
Leuroglossus schmidti (northern smoothtongue)[3]
Mallotus villosus (Capelin)[3]
Neocalanus cristatus[3]
Neocalanus plumchrus[3]
Pandalus montagui (Aesop shrimp)[3]
Pasiphaea pacifica (Pacific glass shrimp)[4]
Protomyctophum thompsoni (Bigeye lanternfish)[3]
Sergestes similis[5]
Stenobrachius leucopsarus (Smallfin lanternfish)[3]
Thysanoessa inermis[3]
Thysanoessa longipes[3]
Thysanoessa raschii (Arctic krill)[3]
Thysanoessa spinifera[5]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Balaenoptera acutorostrata (Minke Whale)1
Balaenoptera musculus (Blue Whale)2
Bathyraja interrupta (Sandpaper skate)3
Bathyraja trachura (Roughtail skate)2
Brachyramphus marmoratus (Marbled Murrelet)1
Cetorhinus maximus (Sun-fish)1
Citharichthys sordidus (Sanddab)1
Cololabis saira (Skipper)1
Diaphus theta (California headlightfish)2
Eschrichtius robustus (Gray Whale)1
Eubalaena japonica (North Pacific Right Whale)1
Fulmarus glacialis (Northern Fulmar)1
Lampanyctus jordani (Brokenline lanternfish)2
Larimichthys polyactis (Yellowfish)1
Lyopsetta exilis (Slender sole)1
Mallotus villosus (Capelin)1
Megaptera novaeangliae (Humpback Whale)2
Notoscopelus japonicus (Japanese lanternfish)1
Ptychoramphus aleuticus (Cassin's Auklet)2
Puffinus tenuirostris (Short-tailed Shearwater)2
Rissa tridactyla (Black-legged Kittiwake)1
Sardinops sagax (Australian pilchard)2
Sebastes caurinus (Copper rockfish)1
Sebastes crameri (Rockfish)2
Sebastes diploproa (Splitnose rockfish)3
Sebastes flavidus (Yellowtail rockfish)3
Sebastes maliger (Rockfish)1
Sebastes pinniger (Rockfish)2
Sebastes serranoides (Rockfish)2
Sigmops gracilis (Slender fangjaw)1
Stenobrachius leucopsarus (Smallfin lanternfish)1
Synthliboramphus antiquus (Ancient Murrelet)2
Tarletonbeania crenularis (Blue lanternfish)1
Trichiurus lepturus (Atlantic Cutlassfish)1

Predators

Anoplopoma fimbria (Skil)[3]
Atheresthes evermanni (Kamchatka flounder)[3]
Atheresthes stomias (Turbot)[3]
Bathyraja parmifera (Flathead skate)[3]
Clavella parva[3]
Eumetopias jubatus (Steller Sea Lion)[3]
Gadus chalcogrammus (Whiting)[3]
Gadus macrocephalus (Pacific cod)[3]
Hemilepidotus jordani (Yellow Irish lord)[3]
Hemitripterus bolini (Bigmouth sculpin)[3]
Hippoglossus stenolepis (Pacific halibut)[3]
Homo sapiens (man)[3]
Huso dauricus (Siberian huso sturgeon)[6]
Ophiodon elongatus (Lingcod)[3]
Parabrachiella robusta[3]
Physeter macrocephalus (Sperm Whale)[3]
Reinhardtius hippoglossoides (Turbot)[3]
Sebastes paucispinis (Bocaccio)[4]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Acanthocotyle williamsi[7]
Allobenedenia sebastodi[3]
Aporocotyle macfarlani[3]
Ascarophis sebastodis[7]
Bothriocephalus scorpii[7]
Brachyphallus crenatus[7]
Copiatestes filiferus[7]
Corynosoma reductum[7]
Corynosoma villosum[7]
Cucullanus heterochrous <Unverified Name>[7]
Derogenes varicus[7]
Echinorhynchus gadi[7]
Fellodistomum sebastodis[7]
Helicometra sebastis[7]
Lecithaster gibbosus[7]
Lecithophyllum botryophoron[7]
Lecithophyllum sphaerolecithum[7]
Lepidapedon gadi[7]
Littorellicola sebastodorum[7]
Megalobenedenia derzhavini[7]
Megalocotyle trituba[7]
Microcotyle sebastis[7]
Neolepidapedon sebastici <Unverified Name>[7]
Nybelinia surmenicola[7]
Opechona occidentalis[7]
Paralepidapedon sebastisci[7]
Podocotyle araii[7]
Podocotyle atomon[7]
Podocotyle reflexa[7]
Podocotyle theragrae[7]
Prodistomum alaskense[7]
Prodistomum alaskensis <Unverified Name>[7]
Prosorhynchus crucibulum[7]
Pseudoterranova decipiens[7]
Scolex pleuronectis <Unverified Name>[7]
Steganoderma formosum[7]
Trochopus marginata <Unverified Name>[7]
Tubulovesicula lindbergi[7]

Distribution

Alaska (USA); California Current; Canada; East Bering Sea; Gulf of Alaska; Japan; Kuroshio Current; North Pacific: Honshu, Japan to Cape Navarin in the Bering Sea (but not in the Sea of Okhotsk) and La Jolla, California, and along the Aleutians from Stalemate Bank and Bowers Bank to the Alaska Peninsula. Stocks have suffered severe population decline ; North Pacific: Honshu, Japan to Cape Navarin in the Bering Sea (but not in the Sea of Okhotsk) and La Jolla, California, and along the Aleutians from Stalemate Bank and Bowers Bank to the Alaska Peninsula. Stocks have suffered severe population decline due to over overfishing (Ref. 27437).; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Eastern Central; Pacific, Northeast; Pacific, Northwest; Russian Federation; Sea of Japan; USA (contiguous states); West Bering Sea;

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Citations

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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.
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.
5FOOD 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
6Endemic sturgeons of the Amur River: kaluga, Huso dauricus, and Amur sturgeon, Acipenser schrenckii, Mikhail L. Krykhtin & Victor G. Svirskii, Environmental Biology of Fishes 48: 231–239, 1997
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