Ecology of Sebastes variabilis
 
Main Ref. Orr, J.W. and J.E. Blackburn, 2004
Distribution
Marine - Neritic
  • supra-littoral zone
  • littoral zone
  • sublittoral zone
Marine - Oceanic
  • epipelagic
  • mesopelagic
  • epipelagic
  • abyssopelagic
  • hadopelagic
Brackishwater
  • estuaries/lagoons/brackish seas
  • mangroves
  • marshes/swamps
Freshwater
  • rivers/streams
  • lakes/ponds
  • caves
  • exclusively in caves
Highighted items on the list are where Sebastes variabilis may be found.
Remarks Large adults coomon along the edge of the continental shelf at 100-300 m (Ref. 53613).

Substrate

Substrate
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.

Associations

Ref.
Associations
Associated with During trawl surveys, throughout its range in Alaskan waters, this species is commonly associated with Sebastes alutus and Sebastes polyspinis, but at greater depths, it is with the rougheye rockfish, Sebastes aleutianus (Ref. 53613)
Association remarks
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type
Feeding type ref
Feeding habit
Feeding habit ref
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
Ref.
From individual food items
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Capuli, Estelita Emily on 01.17.08
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