Sebastes hopkinsi (Cramer, 1895)
Squarespot rockfish
photo by Roberts III, E.W.

Family:  Sebastidae (Rockfishes, rockcods and thornyheads), subfamily: Sebastinae
Max. size:  29 cm TL (male/unsexed); max. reported age: 19 years
Environment:  reef-associated; marine; depth range 18 - 183 m
Distribution:  Eastern Pacific: Farallon Islands (off San Francisco) in California, USA to central Baja California and Guadalupe Island (off north central Baja California) in Mexico; rare north of Monterey Bay, California.
Biology:  Inhabit shallow reefs (Ref. 2850). Viviparous (Ref. 34817).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 01.05.91
Modified by: Luna, Susan M. - 09.06.15
Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 08.07.94

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