Yellowmouth rockfish (Sebastes reedi) occupy a depth from 450 to 1200 feet over the rocky shelves on the continental slope.  The yellowmouth rockfish is colored with red mixed with yellow to orange (mixed with black in smaller fish) with a pink lateral line.  The mouth has red jaws.  The inside of the mouth is colored with pinkish white with yellow and black blotches.  The lower jaw extends past the upper jaw and is distinguished by a moderately wide symphyseal knob.  The 2nd anal fin spike is shorter than the 3rd.  They live up to 34 years of age attaining a maximum length of 21 inches. .Return to Triennial Trawl Survey.