Red cod

Yelloweye rockfish are prized for their meat, and were declared overfished in 2002, at which time a survey determined that their population, which had been in decline since the 1980s, was just 7-13% of numbers before commercial fishing of the species began.

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The Red cod lives in the reef-associated, marine, depth range 15 - 549 m environment.

Red Cod Forge is the artistic metalwork creations of Dave Kasprick, and his son Ryder. More

Red Cod Pseudophycis bachus Red Cod Red cod are a fish that many anglers love to hate. A fish that has none of the sporting qualities of our more sort after species. There are no heart stopping runs. More

Red Cod are members of the Moridae family. They are red-brown above, becoming pink on the sides and belly. The vivid colour fades to a greyish pink when first captured. The scales are soft and easily removed, and the skin is slimy. More

red cod found inshore late in autumn could be a bay resident or a migrant cod feeding on invertebrates. More

daily limit on red cod that can be caught by recreational fishers in the southern and eastern South Island. Previously, recreational fishers were allowed to take up to 30 red cod per fisher. More

Common names

?´áqvitkv in Unknown
?á?álá in Unknown
Gulögd kungsfisk in Swedish (Svenska)
Guløjet rødfisk in Danish (dansk)
Karmazyn zóltooki in Polish (polski)
rasphead rockfish in English
red cod in English
Red snapper in English
Rock cod in English
rockfish in English
Rocote ojo amarillo in Spanish (español)
S'aan in Haida
Sgan in Haida
Sgun in Haida
Tekwtekw in Salish
Ts'mhon in Tsimshian
Turkey-red rockfish in English
Ushmaq in Alutiiq
yelloweye rockfish in English
λ´áqvitkv in Heiltsuk
λáḱálá in Heiltsuk
銼頭平鮋 in Mandarin Chinese
锉头平鲉 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Scorpaeniformes
Family : Sebastidae
Genus : Sebastes
Species : Sebastes ruberrimus
Authority : Cramer, 1895