Sebastes diaconus (the Deacon Rockfish)

Sebastes diaconus

OSIC scientists Ben Frable and Brian Sidlauskas, in collaboration with Wolfe Wagman and Taylor Frierson of the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, and Andres Aguilar of California State University, Los Angeles, have described a new species of rockfish, Sebastes diaconus (the Deacon Rockfish) from the coastal waters of Oregon, Washington and California. The full description is available here.