Sebastes kiyomatsui Kai & Nakabo, 2004
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 Family:  Sebastidae (Rockfishes, rockcods and thornyheads), subfamily: Sebastinae
 Max. size:  21.56 cm SL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  benthopelagic; depth range - 250 m
 Distribution:  Northwest Pacific: Japan.
 Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 8-8; Dorsal soft rays (total): 12-14; Anal spines: 3-3; Anal soft rays: 5-6. Distinguished by the following characters: lower edge of lachrymal with 2 sharp preorbital spines; no suborbital spines; parietal spine present; upper edge of lachrymal with a small ridge; soft anal fin rays 6 (rarely 5); pectoral fin rays 16 (rarely 17); lower 7 (rarely 8) pectoral fin rays unbranched; black blotch on opercle not extending to subopercle; body red with indistinct crimson marks when fresh; blackish region of oral cavity extending to posterior edge of prevomer and palatine; tongue black (Ref. 58305).
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
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 Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 16.05.07

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