Sebastes melanosema Lea & Fitch, 1979
Semaphore rockfish
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 Family:  Sebastidae (Rockfishes, rockcods and thornyheads), subfamily: Sebastinae
 Max. size:  20 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  demersal; depth range 137 - 183 m
 Distribution:  Eastern Central Pacific: southern California, USA to central Baja California, Mexico.
 Diagnosis:   
 Biology:  Probably occurs on craggy bottom (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. - 08.03.01
 Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 08.07.94

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