The rougheye rockfish is a rockfish of the genus Sebastes. It grows up to 97 cm (38 in) in length, with the IGFA record weight being 14 lb 12 oz (6.7 kg). Similar to many other members of its genus, it is extremely long-lived, and has been known to reach an age of 205 years.
Rockfish are deepwater fish, and exist between 31° and 66° latitude, in the North Pacific, and specifically along Japan to the Navarin Canyon in the Bering Sea, to the Aleutian Islands, all the way south to San Diego, California, at depths of between 25 and 900 m (82 and 2,953 ft).
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