Sebastes rosaceus Girard, 1854
Rosy rockfish
photo by Gotshall, D.W.

 Family:  Sebastidae (Rockfishes, rockcods and thornyheads), subfamily: Sebastinae
 Max. size:  36 cm TL (male/unsexed); max. reported age: 14 years
 Environment:  demersal; depth range 15 - 128 m
 Distribution:  Eastern Pacific: Puget Sound, Washington, USA to central Baja California, Mexico; but doubtful north of California.
 Diagnosis:   
 Biology:  Caught fairly often by sport fishers using small hooks (Ref. 2850). Viviparous (Ref. 34817).
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  venomous
 Country info:   
 

 Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 01.05.91
 Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 15.07.13
 Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 08.07.94

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