Sebastes oculatus Valenciennes, 1833
Patagonian redfish
Sebastes oculatus
photo by Díaz de Astarloa, J.M.

 Family:  Sebastidae (Rockfishes, rockcods and thornyheads), subfamily: Sebastinae
 Max. size:  31.22 cm SL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  demersal
 Distribution:  Southeast Pacific and Southwest Atlantic: Chile, Argentina, and the Falkland Islands.
 Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 12-13; Dorsal soft rays (total): 12-14; Anal spines: 3-3; Anal soft rays: 6-7. Five dark blotches dorsally. Four to five spots on lateral part of body (Ref. 27363).
 Biology:  Viviparous (Ref. 34817).
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  traumatogenic
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 Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 08.08.94
 Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 29.04.09

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