Chilipepper Rockfish - Sebastes goodei

Finfish  <<  Chilipepper Rockfish

Monterey Fish Market Seafood Index photograph of Chilipepper Rockfish,  Sebastes goodei


California to Washington


Year round, yet sporadic

Method of Capture:

Scottish Seine, Bottom Trawl, Midwater Trawl, Vertical Hook & Line

Sustainability Consideration:

With the implementation of MLPA's (Marine Life Protection Areas) in the State of California along with new laws regulating ground fisheries, the future for the populations of schooling rockfish looks good. Chilipepper Rockfish grow fast and live up to 35 years. They spawn yearly, making them capable of recovery.

Size Range:

1 to 4 pounds

Flavor and Texture:

Mild and sweet with a firm, large flaked texture

Cooking Tips:

sauté, grill, bake, braise