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Sebastes caurinus  Richardson, 1844

Copper rockfish
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Actinoptérygiens (poissons à nageoires rayonnées) > Scorpaeniformes (Scorpionfishes and flatheads) > Sebastidae (Rockfishes, rockcods and thornyheads) > Sebastinae
Etymology: Sebastes: Greek, sebastes = august, venerable (Ref. 45335);  caurinus: From the Latin caurinus, meaning 'northwest' (Ref. 27436).   More on author: Richardson.

Environnement / Climat / Gamme Écologie

; marin démersal; profondeur 10 - 183 m (Ref. 2850).   Subtropical, preferred ?; 60°N - 27°N, 152°W - 114°W

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Eastern Pacific: Kenai Peninsula, Gulf of Alaska to central Baja California, Mexico. The darker reddish phase from California may be a separate species (Ref. 27437).

Length at first maturity / Taille / Poids / Âge

Maturity: Lm 34.0, range 31 - 41 cm
Max length : 58.0 cm TL mâle / non sexé; (Ref. 27437); poids max. publié: 2.7 kg (Ref. 40637); âge max. reporté: 57 années (Ref. 5483)

Description synthétique Morphologie | Morphométrie

Épines dorsales (Total): 13; Rayons mous dorsaux (Total): 11-14; Épines anales 3; Rayons mous anaux: 5 - 7; Vertèbres: 25 - 26. Head spines strong - nasal, preocular, postocular, tympanic and parietal spines present, supraocular, coronal and nuchal spines absent (Ref. 27437). Caudal fin rounded (Ref. 6885). Olive brown to copper with pink or yellow blotches, white on sides and belly; rear two thirds of lateral line is white; usually with two dark bands radiating from eye; dorsal fin dark copper brown to black with some white (Ref. 27436). Branchiostegal rays: 7 (Ref. 36715).

Biologie     Glossaire (ex. epibenthic)

Particularly abundant in shallow, protected bays and inlets, among rocks and kelp beds; also found around pilings and jetties or under floats (Ref. 27436). Juveniles found in loose aggregations in shallow weedy bays, around wharfs, or among floating drift associated with summer tidelines (Ref. 27436). Mainly a benthic feeder, may also take pelagic fishes (Ref. 27436). Viviparous, with planktonic larvae (Ref. 36715). Flesh is tasty, firm and flaky (Ref. 27436). Sold mainly as fresh fillets or live in Chinese restaurants and fish markets; excellent for fish chips or for pan frying as fillets (Ref. 27436).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturité | Reproduction | Frai | Œufs | Fécondité | Larves

Viviparous (Ref. 36715, 34817).

Référence principale Upload your references | Références | Coordinateur | Collaborateurs

Eschmeyer, W.N., E.S. Herald and H. Hammann, 1983. A field guide to Pacific coast fishes of North America. Boston (MA, USA): Houghton Mifflin Company. xii+336 p. (Ref. 2850)

Statut dans la liste rouge de l'IUCN (Ref. 115185)

  Non évalué 

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Menace pour l'homme

  Venomous (Ref. 4690)




Utilisations par l'homme

Pêcheries: intérêt commercial mineur; pêche sportive: oui; Aquarium: Aquariums publics
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