Sebastes hopkinsi (Cramer, 1895)
Squarespot rockfish
photo by Roberts III, E.W.

 Family:  Sebastidae (Rockfishes, rockcods and thornyheads), subfamily: Sebastinae
 Max. size:  29 cm TL (male/unsexed); max. reported age: 19 years
 Environment:  reef-associated; depth range 18 - 183 m
 Distribution:  Eastern Pacific: Farallon Islands (off San Francisco) in California, USA to central Baja California and Guadalupe Island (off north central Baja California) in Mexico; rare north of Monterey Bay, California.
 Diagnosis:   
 Biology:  Inhabit shallow reefs (Ref. 2850). Viviparous (Ref. 34817).
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   
 

 Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 01.05.91
 Modified by: Luna, Susan M. - 09.06.15
 Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 08.07.94

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