Never die, whitebelly, chucklehead, rock cod, bass.
Body is moderately deep and compressed. The head is large, with slightly curved upper profile. Mouth large, lower jaw slightly protruding. Coloration is copper-brown to orange with pink tint. The posterior two-thirds of the flanks along the lateral line are light, the belly is white, and there are usually two dark stripes running backward from each eye.
Occurs from the San Benitos Islands, Baja California, to the Kenai Peninsula, Alaska.
This fish is usually found in shallow rocky and sandy areas and is caught in depths of less than 180 feet, but some specimens have been caught in depths of up to 600 feet.
This species can reach a length of 22 to 23 inches and weigh up to 10 pounds.
Life history and Behavior
Rockfish, Copper, are oviparous, as are all species of the genus Sebastes.
Food and feeding habits
The fish's diet includes snails, worms, squid, octopus, crabs, shrimp, and fish.
|Conservation status||Least Concern|
|Life span, years||55|
|Maximum body weight, kg||2.74|
|Maximum length, cm||58|
|Sailing speed, m/s||No information|
|Threat to people||Edible|
|Way of eating||Predator|