Bathymaster signatus

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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Bathymasteridae
Genus: Bathymaster
Species: B. signatus
Binomial name
Bathymaster signatus
Cope, 1873

The searcher, Bathymaster signatus, is a fish native to the Northern Pacific Ocean. Its range includes the East Siberian Sea to eastern Kamchatka and the Komandorski Islands, Russia to the state of Washington, United States including the Sea of Okhotsk.[1] It is found off shore to depths of about 300 meters, but has been reported down to 825 m.[1] It can reach a total size over 38 cm.


  1. ^ a b Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2006). "Bathymaster signatus" in FishBase. February 2006 version.