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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Variety

Rockfish, Canary

Sebastes pinniger

Method

Wild

Hooks and Lines: Handline and Pole-and-Line

Location

U.S. - West Coast, Pacific Ocean (Nearshore, north of 40° 10')

Overall Rating

2.838 / 5

Market Names

Pacific Snapper, Orange Rockfish, Rockfish

Summary

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  • Hooks and Lines: Handline and Pole-and-Line
Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Variety

Rockfish, Canary

Sebastes pinniger

Method

Wild

Trawls: Bottom / Demersal

Location

U.S. - West Coast, Pacific Ocean (IFQ trawl)

Overall Rating

2.918 / 5

Market Names

Pacific Snapper, Orange Rockfish, Rockfish

Summary

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  • Trawls: Bottom / Demersal
Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Variety

Rockfish, Yellowtail

Sebastes flavidus

Method

Wild

Trawls: Midwater / Pelagic

Location

U.S. - West Coast, Pacific Ocean (IFQ midwater trawl)

Overall Rating

4.398 / 5

Market Names

Green Rockfish, Pacific snapper, Rock cod, Rockfish

Summary

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  • Trawls: Midwater / Pelagic
Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Variety

Rockfish, Pacific Ocean Perch

Sebastes alutus

Method

Wild

Trawls: Bottom / Demersal

Location

U.S. - West Coast, Pacific Ocean (IFQ trawl)

Overall Rating

2.918 / 5

Market Names

Ocean Perch, Pacific Rockfish, Rockfish

Summary

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  • Trawls: Bottom / Demersal
Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Variety

Rockfish, Yellowtail

Sebastes flavidus

Method

Wild

Trawls: Bottom / Demersal

Location

U.S. - West Coast, Pacific Ocean (IFQ trawl)

Overall Rating

3.273 / 5

Market Names

Green Rockfish, Pacific snapper, Rock cod, Rockfish

Summary

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  • Trawls: Bottom / Demersal
Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Variety

Rockfish, Shortspine Thornyhead

Sebastolobus alascanus

Method

Wild

Hooks and Lines: Longlines

Location

U.S. - West Coast, Pacific Ocean (Limited entry non-endorsed longline, south of Lucia)

Overall Rating

3.583 / 5

Market Names

Shortspine Channel Rockfish, Spinycheek Rockfish, Thornyhead, Rockfish

Summary

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  • Hooks and Lines: Longlines
Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Variety

Rockfish, Widow

Sebastes entomelas

Method

Wild

Trawls: Bottom / Demersal

Location

U.S. - West Coast, Pacific Ocean (IFQ trawl)

Overall Rating

3.273 / 5

Market Names

Pacific Snapper, Rock Cod, Rockfish

Summary

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  • Trawls: Bottom / Demersal
Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Variety

Rockfish, Widow

Sebastes entomelas

Method

Wild

Trawls: Midwater / Pelagic

Location

U.S. - West Coast, Pacific Ocean (IFQ midwater trawl)

Overall Rating

4.398 / 5

Market Names

Pacific Snapper, Rock Cod, Rockfish

Summary

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  • Trawls: Midwater / Pelagic
Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Variety

Rockfish, Shortspine Thornyhead

Sebastolobus alascanus

Method

Wild

Trawls: Bottom / Demersal

Location

U.S. - West Coast, Pacific Ocean (IFQ trawl, soft substrate)

Overall Rating

3.466 / 5

Market Names

Shortspine Channel Rockfish, Spinycheek Rockfish, Thornyhead, Rockfish

Summary

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  • Trawls: Bottom / Demersal
Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Variety

Rockfish, Bocaccio

Sebastes paucispinis

Method

Wild

Trawls: Bottom / Demersal

Location

U.S. - West Coast, Pacific Ocean (IFQ trawl)

Overall Rating

2.918 / 5

Market Names

Pacific Red Snapper, Jack, Merou, Rockfish

Summary

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  • Trawls: Bottom / Demersal
Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Variety

Rockfish, Blue

Sebastes mystinus

Method

Wild

Hooks and Lines: Handline and Pole-and-Line

Location

U.S. - West Coast, Pacific Ocean (Nearshore, north of 40° 10')

Overall Rating

2.813 / 5

Market Names

Black Rockcod, Priestfish, Rockfish

Summary

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  • Hooks and Lines: Handline and Pole-and-Line
Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Variety

Rockfish, Longspine Thornyhead

Sebastolobus altivelis

Method

Wild

Trawls: Bottom / Demersal

Location

U.S. - West Coast, Pacific Ocean (IFQ trawl, soft substrate)

Overall Rating

3.466 / 5

Market Names

Longspine Channel Rockfish, Spinycheek Rockfish, Rockfish

Summary

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  • Trawls: Bottom / Demersal
Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - US West Coast Limited Entry Groundfish Trawl

Variety

Rockfish, Boccacio

Sebastes paucispinis

Method

Wild

Trawls: (Not Specified or Multiple Types)

Location

FAO Area 67 (Pacific, Northeast) and FAO Area 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
US West Coast Limited Entry Groundfish Trawl

Market Names

Pacific Snapper, Rockfish

Summary

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  • Trawls: (Not Specified or Multiple Types)
Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - US West Coast Limited Entry Groundfish Trawl

Variety

Rockfish, Splitnose

Sebastes diploproa

Method

Wild

Trawls: (Not Specified or Multiple Types)

Location

FAO Area 67 (Pacific, Northeast) and FAO Area 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
US West Coast Limited Entry Groundfish Trawl

Market Names

Lobejawed Rockfish, Rockfish

Summary

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  • Trawls: (Not Specified or Multiple Types)
Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - US West Coast Limited Entry Groundfish Trawl

Variety

Rockfish, Canary

Sebastes pinniger

Method

Wild

Trawls: (Not Specified or Multiple Types)

Location

FAO Area 67 (Pacific, Northeast) and FAO Area 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
US West Coast Limited Entry Groundfish Trawl

Market Names

Pacific Snapper, Rockfish

Summary

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  • Trawls: (Not Specified or Multiple Types)
Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - US West Coast Limited Entry Groundfish Trawl

Variety

Rockfish, Longspine Thornyhead

Sebastolobus altivelis

Method

Wild

Trawls: (Not Specified or Multiple Types)

Location

FAO Area 67 (Pacific, Northeast) and FAO Area 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
US West Coast Limited Entry Groundfish Trawl

Market Names

Longspine Channel Rockfish, Spinycheek Rockfish, Rockfish

Summary

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  • Trawls: (Not Specified or Multiple Types)
Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - US West Coast Limited Entry Groundfish Trawl

Variety

Rockfish, Widow

Sebastes entomelas

Method

Wild

Trawls: (Not Specified or Multiple Types)

Location

FAO Area 67 (Pacific, Northeast) and FAO Area 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
US West Coast Limited Entry Groundfish Trawl

Market Names

Pacific Snapper, Rock Cod, Rockfish

Summary

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  • Trawls: (Not Specified or Multiple Types)
Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - US West Coast Limited Entry Groundfish Trawl

Variety

Rockfish, Shortspine Thornyhead

Sebastolobus alascanus

Method

Wild

Trawls: (Not Specified or Multiple Types)

Location

FAO Area 67 (Pacific, Northeast) and FAO Area 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
US West Coast Limited Entry Groundfish Trawl

Market Names

Shortspine Channel Rockfish, Spinycheek Rockfish, Thornyhead, Rockfish

Summary

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  • Trawls: (Not Specified or Multiple Types)
Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - US West Coast Limited Entry Groundfish Trawl

Variety

Rockfish, Chilipepper

Sebastes goodei

Method

Wild

Trawls: (Not Specified or Multiple Types)

Location

FAO Area 67 (Pacific, Northeast) and FAO Area 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
US West Coast Limited Entry Groundfish Trawl

Market Names

Pacific Snapper, Rockfish

Summary

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  • Trawls: (Not Specified or Multiple Types)
Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - Aleutian Islands and Bering Sea Atka mackerel, Pacific Ocean perch, and northern rockfish and Gulf of Alaska Pacific Ocean perch, northern rockfish, and dusky rockfish

Variety

Ocean Perch, Pacific

Sebastes alutus

Method

Wild

Trawls: Bottom / Demersal

Location

FAO Area 61 (Pacific, Northwest), FAO Area 67 (Pacific, Northeast)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Aleutian Islands and Bering Sea Atka mackerel, Pacific Ocean perch, and northern rockfish and Gulf of Alaska Pacific Ocean perch, northern rockfish, and dusky rockfish

Market Names

Ocean Perch, Pacific Rockfish, Rockfish

Summary

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  • Trawls: Bottom / Demersal
Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - US West Coast Limited Entry Groundfish Trawl

Variety

Rockfish, Darkblotched

Sebastes crameri

Method

Wild

Trawls: (Not Specified or Multiple Types)

Location

FAO Area 67 (Pacific, Northeast) and FAO Area 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
US West Coast Limited Entry Groundfish Trawl

Market Names

Pacific Snapper, Rockfish

Summary

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  • Trawls: (Not Specified or Multiple Types)
Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - US West Coast Limited Entry Groundfish Trawl

Variety

Ocean Perch, Pacific

Sebastes alutus

Method

Wild

Trawls: (Not Specified or Multiple Types)

Location

FAO Area 67 (Pacific, Northeast) and FAO Area 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
US West Coast Limited Entry Groundfish Trawl

Market Names

Ocean Perch, Perch, Redfish, Red Perch, Rose Fish

Summary

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  • Trawls: (Not Specified or Multiple Types)
Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - US West Coast Limited Entry Groundfish Trawl

Variety

Rockfish, Yellowtail

Sebastes flavidus

Method

Wild

Trawls: (Not Specified or Multiple Types)

Location

FAO Area 67 (Pacific, Northeast) and FAO Area 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
US West Coast Limited Entry Groundfish Trawl

Market Names

Green Rockfish, Pacific snapper, Rock cod, Rockfish

Summary

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  • Trawls: (Not Specified or Multiple Types)

Variety

Rockfish, Canary

Sebastes pinniger

Method

Wild

Hooks and Lines: Handline and Pole-and-Line

Location

U.S. - West Coast, Pacific Ocean (Nearshore, south of 40° 10')

Overall Rating

2.603 / 5

Market Names

Pacific Snapper, Orange Rockfish, Rockfish

Summary

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  • Hooks and Lines: Handline and Pole-and-Line

Variety

Rockfish, Vermilion

Sebastes miniatus

Method

Wild

Hooks and Lines: Handline and Pole-and-Line

Location

U.S. - West Coast, Pacific Ocean (Nearshore, north of 40° 10')

Overall Rating

2.731 / 5

Market Names

Pacific Red Snapper, Rasciera/Rasher, Rockfish

Summary

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  • Hooks and Lines: Handline and Pole-and-Line

Variety

Rockfish, Yelloweye

Sebastes ruberrimus

Method

Wild

Hooks and Lines: Longlines

Location

U.S. - Alaska, Northeast Pacific Ocean: Gulf of Alaska (Pacific halibut longline)

Overall Rating

2.481 / 5

Market Names

Pacific Snapper, Rasphead Rockfish, Rockfish

Summary

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  • Hooks and Lines: Longlines