Sebastes oculatus Valenciennes, 1833
Patagonian redfish
photo by Díaz de Astarloa, J.M.

Family:  Sebastidae (Rockfishes, rockcods and thornyheads), subfamily: Sebastinae
Max. size:  40.8 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine
Distribution:  Southeast Pacific and Southwest Atlantic: Chile, Argentina, and the Falkland Islands.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 12-13; Dorsal soft rays (total): 12-14; Anal spines: 3-3; Anal soft rays: 6-7. Five dark blotches dorsally. Four to five spots on lateral part of body (Ref. 27363).
Biology:  Viviparous (Ref. 34817).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  traumatogenic
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Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 08.08.94
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 22.06.17

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