SHORTRAKER ROCKFISH (Sebastes borealis)

In Alaska angler Henry Liebman caughtn a 40 lb - 18 kg red shortraker rockfish that experts believe is at least 200 years old. Source of the news:

This fish was caught by commercial fishermen and was estimated to be 157 years old.

An huge  red shortraker rockfish caught off Alaska coasts.

Angler David Utoft caught this massive 18.6 kg (41 lb 1 oz) shortraker rockfish (Sebastes borealis) on July 31 2016 that could become the new All-Tackle world record.

Shortraker rockfish  is an offshore deep bottom  specie that lives from from the California seas to southeastern Kamchatka Peninsula in Russia. Seems it arrive at one meter - 39 inches length  and weighs up to 44 pound - 20 kg.
One of the best hot spot for fishing this predator is in the Gulf of Alaska, where you can find it abundant between depths of 250 to 400 meters - 900 to – 1,300 feet.

DISTRIBUTION:North Pacific Ocean
MAX SIZE:44 lb / 20 kg
MAX LENGTH:39 inch / 100 cm
MAX AGE:Probably up to 40 years

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