Environment / Climate / Range
Marine; bathydemersal; depth range 25 - 800 m (Ref. 6793). Deep-water; 60°N -
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 35.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 2850)
Eastern Pacific: Alsek Canyon, southeastern Alaska to Isla Cedros, central Baja California, Mexico.
Occurs in the vicinity of rocky areas (Ref. 4925). Good food fish but is of little commercial importance due to its small size (Ref. 6885).
Eschmeyer, W.N., E.S. Herald and H. Hammann, 1983. A field guide to Pacific coast fishes of North America. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, U.S.A. 336 p.
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)
CITES (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
Fisheries: minor commercial; gamefish: yes
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates of some properties based on empirical models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 1.0000 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=-2.01000 (nan - nan), b=3.09 (2.92 - 3.26), based on LWR estimates for this Subfamily-BS (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.4 ±0.5 se; Based on diet studies.
Resilience (Ref. 69278
): Low, minimum population doubling time 4.5 - 14 years (tmax=20; tm=4).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Moderate to high vulnerability (47 of 100) .