Sebastes rubrivinctus (Jordan & Gilbert, 1880)
Flag rockfish
Sebastes rubrivinctus
photo by Gotshall, D.W.

 Family:  Sebastidae (Rockfishes, rockcods and thornyheads), subfamily: Sebastinae
 Max. size:  51 cm TL (male/unsexed); max.weight: 1,450.0 g; max. reported age: 18 years
 Environment:  demersal; depth range 0 - 302 m
 Distribution:  Eastern Pacific: San Francisco, California, USA to Cape San Quintin, Baja California, Mexico.
 Diagnosis:   
 Biology:  Inhabit rocky areas. Reported to reach 64 cm, but specimens over 51 cm may have been the redbanded rockfish, Sebastes babcocki. 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: Froese, Rainer - 14.11.01
 Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 11.07.94

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