Fat Tuna


Offshore rockfish

Helicolenus dactylopterus

The Offshore rockfish is essentially a deepwater species that occurs on rocky bottoms and at depths of up to 1100 m.

Conservation Status

Although sampling indicates that the average size has declined notably during the last fifteen years, there is currently no reason for concern as to the status of this species.

Principal fishing methods

Handline and bottom Line.


The Offshore rockfish has maximum reported size of 47 cm (4 kg).


All year round



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