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Rougheye rockfish

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The rougheye rockfish (Sebastes aleutianus) is a rockfish of the genus Sebastes. It is also known as the blackthroat rockfish, rougheye seaperch, blacktip seaperch, longlife seaperch or the blacktip rockfish and grows to a maximum of about 97 cm (38 in) in length,[1] with the IGFA record weight being 14 lb 12 oz (6.7 kg).[2] Similar to many other members of its genus, it is extremely long-lived, and has been known to reach an age of 205 years.[3]

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Rougheye rockfish
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Scorpaeniformes
Family: Scorpaenidae
Genus: Sebastes
S. aleutianus
Binomial name
Sebastes aleutianus
  • Sebastodes aleutianus Jordan & Evermann, 1898
  • Zalopyr aleutianus (Jordan & Evermann, 1898)
  • Sebastodes swifti Evermann & Goldsborough, 1907
  • Sebastes swifti (Evermann & Goldsborough, 1907)