Rosey rockfish (Sebastes rosaceus) are a small rockfish seldom exceeding 10 inches in length but attaining a maximum growth of 14 inches by the time they are 13 years of age. Rosey rockfish are colored with orange-red to purple with yellow wash on lower sides.  Rosey rockfish have 4 or 5 clear, whitish blotches (not apparent on photograph) bordered with purple-red on upper part of body and pink fins highlighted with yellow. 

  The southern Oregon Coast is at the upper limit of their range, and they are occasionally caught while fishing for other species of rockfish.

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