China Rockfish

Photo Credit: ODFW


  • Species Common Name China Rockfish
  • Species Scientific Name Sebastes nebulosus


Special needs

Rocky reefs.

Limiting factors

Periodic recruitment dependent on favorable conditions in a highly variable environment. Low productivity. Major concern for vulnerability to potential overfishing based on productivity and susceptibility analysis.

Conservation actions

Protect critical habitat. Manage for sustainable harvest. Gather information to fill data gaps.

Key reference or plan

Pacific Coast Groundfish Fishery Management Plan

Life History Traits