Sebastes serranoides (Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1890)
Olive rockfish
Sebastes serranoides
photo by Gotshall, D.W.

 Family:  Sebastidae (Rockfishes, rockcods and thornyheads), subfamily: Sebastinae
 Max. size:  61 cm TL (male/unsexed); max.weight: 1,630.0 g; max. reported age: 30 years
 Environment:  reef-associated; depth range 0 - 146 m
 Distribution:  Eastern Pacific: Redding Rock in northern California, USA to central Baja California, Mexico.
 Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 12-13; Dorsal soft rays (total): 15-17; Anal spines: 3-3; Anal soft rays: 8-10; Vertebrae: 26-26. Branchiostegal rays: 7 (Ref. 36715).
 Biology:  Sometimes found well off bottom, in or near kelp or over rocky reefs (Ref. 2850). Juveniles are pelagic (Ref. 36715). Viviparous, with planktonic larvae (Ref. 36715).
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
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 Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 01.05.91
 Modified by: Luna, Susan M. - 20.09.06
 Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 11.07.94

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