Sebastes rubrivinctus (Jordan & Gilbert, 1880)
Flag rockfish
photo by Gotshall, D.W.

Family:  Sebastidae (Rockfishes, rockcods and thornyheads), subfamily: Sebastinae
Max. size:  51 cm TL (male/unsexed); max.weight: 1,450.0 g; max. reported age: 18 years
Environment:  demersal; marine; depth range 0 - 302 m
Distribution:  Eastern Pacific: San Francisco, California, USA to Cape San Quintin, Baja California, Mexico.
Biology:  Inhabit rocky areas. Reported to reach 64 cm, but specimens over 51 cm may have been the redbanded rockfish, Sebastes babcocki. 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: Froese, Rainer - 14.11.01
Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 11.07.94

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