Gopher Rockfish - Sebastes carnatus

Finfish  <<  Gopher Rockfish

Monterey Fish Market Seafood Index photograph of Gopher Rockfish,  Sebastes carnatus


California to Canada


Year-round yet sporadic

Method of Capture:

Hook & Line

Sustainability Consideration:

This is not a commercial, targeted fishery. Gopher Rocks are caught randomly, and are highly prized amongst the sebastes.

Size Range:

1 to three pounds

Flavor and Texture:

Sweet, rich flavor with a firm, flaky and juicy texture

Cooking Tips:

sauté, steam, braise in stew