Sebastes ensifer Chen, 1971
Swordspine rockfish
Sebastes ensifer
photo by Buck, T.L.

Family:  Sebastidae (Rockfishes, rockcods and thornyheads), subfamily: Sebastinae
Max. size:  30 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine; depth range 70 - 433 m
Distribution:  Eastern Central Pacific: San Francisco in California, USA to central Baja California, Mexico.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Viviparous (Ref. 34817).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 01.05.91
Modified by: Luna, Susan M. - 08.03.01
Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 06.07.94

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