The dark blotched rokfish is a fish in the family Sebastidae, most of which have the common name of rockfish. Most of the Sebastes species live in the north Pacific, The coast off South California is the area of highest rockfish diversity. Rockfish range from the intertidal zone to almost 3,000 metres (9,800 ft) deep, usually living on various substrates, often around rock outcrops. Some rockfish species are very long-lived, amongst the longest-living fish on earth, with several species known to surpass 100 years of age.The dark blotched rockfish can grow up to about 2 feet in length and weigh up to 2.4 pounds.

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