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Family: Sebastidae Rockfishes, rockcods and thornyheads



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Adelosebastes latens Northwest Pacific 30 SL 1979
Helicolenus avius Northwest Pacific 1972
Helicolenus barathri Bigeye sea perch Southwest Pacific 36.5 SL 1875
Helicolenus dactylopterus Blackbelly rosefish Western Atlantic 50 TL 1809
Helicolenus fedorovi Northwest Pacific 27 SL 1973
Helicolenus hilgendorfii Northwest Pacific 27 SL 1884
Helicolenus lahillei Southwest Atlantic 45 TL 1937
Helicolenus lengerichi Southeast Pacific 30.7 SL 1937
Helicolenus mouchezi Rosefish Southeast Atlantic 1875
Helicolenus percoides Red gurnard perch Southwest Pacific 47 TL 1842
Hozukius emblemarius Northwest Pacific 45 SL 1904
Hozukius guyotensis Northwest Pacific 50 SL 1975
Sebastes aleutianus Rougheye rockfish North Pacific 97 TL 1898
Sebastes alutus Pacific ocean perch North Pacific 53 TL 1890
Sebastes atrovirens Kelp rockfish Eastern Pacific 42 TL 1880
Sebastes auriculatus Brown rockfish Eastern Pacific 56 TL 1854
Sebastes aurora Aurora rockfish Northeast Pacific 41 TL 1890
Sebastes babcocki Redbanded rockfish North Pacific 64 TL 1915
Sebastes baramenuke Northwest Pacific 40 SL 1917
Sebastes borealis Shortraker rockfish North Pacific 108 TL 1970
Sebastes brevispinis Silvergray rockfish Northeast Pacific 71 TL 1884
Sebastes capensis Cape redfish Southeast Atlantic 37 TL 1789
Sebastes carnatus Gopher rockfish Eastern Pacific 39 TL 1880
Sebastes caurinus Copper rockfish Eastern Pacific 58 TL 1844
Sebastes chlorostictus Greenspotted rockfish Eastern Pacific 50 TL 1880
Sebastes chrysomelas Black-and-yellow rockfish Eastern Pacific 39 TL 1881
Sebastes ciliatus Dusky rockfish North Pacific 53 TL 1813
Sebastes constellatus Starry rockfish Eastern Pacific 46 TL 1880
Sebastes cortezi Cortez rockfish Eastern Central Pacific 25.5 SL 1938
Sebastes crameri Darkblotched rockfish Northeast Pacific 58 TL 1897
Sebastes dallii Calico rockfish Eastern Central Pacific 25 TL 1894
Sebastes diaconus Deacon rockfish Eastern Pacific 33 SL 2015
Sebastes diploproa Splitnose rockfish Northeast Pacific 46 TL 1890
Sebastes elongatus Greenstriped rockfish Northeast Pacific 39 TL 1859
Sebastes emphaeus Puget Sound rockfish Northeast Pacific 18 TL 1911
Sebastes ensifer Swordspine rockfish Eastern Central Pacific 30 TL 1971
Sebastes entomelas Widow rockfish Northeast Pacific 60 TL 1880
Sebastes eos Pink rockfish Eastern Central Pacific 56 TL 1890
Sebastes exsul Buccaneer rockfish Eastern Central Pacific 21.2 SL 1971
Sebastes fasciatus Acadian redfish Northwest Atlantic 30 TL 1854
Sebastes flammeus Northwest Pacific 50 SL 1904
Sebastes flavidus Yellowtail rockfish Northeast Pacific 66 TL 1862
Sebastes gilli Bronzespotted rockfish Eastern Central Pacific 71 TL 1891
Sebastes glaucus Gray rockfish Northwest Pacific 50 SL 1880
Sebastes goodei Chilipepper rockfish Eastern Pacific 56 TL 1890
Sebastes helvomaculatus Rosethorn rockfish Eastern Pacific 41 TL 1859
Sebastes hopkinsi Squarespot rockfish Eastern Pacific 29 TL 1895
Sebastes hubbsi Northwest Pacific 15.6 SL 1937
Sebastes ijimae Northwest Pacific 1913
Sebastes inermis Northwest Pacific 35.9 TL 1829
Sebastes iracundus Northwest Pacific. 60 SL 1904
Sebastes itinus Northwest Pacific 40 SL 1904
Sebastes jordani Shortbelly rockfish Eastern Pacific 32 TL 1896
Sebastes joyneri Northwest Pacific 1878
Sebastes kiyomatsui Northwest Pacific 21.6 SL 2004
Sebastes koreanus Northwest Pacific 13.7 TL 1994
Sebastes lentiginosus Freckled rockfish Eastern Central Pacific 23 TL 1971
Sebastes levis Cowcod Eastern Central Pacific 100 FL 1889
Sebastes longispinis Northwest Pacific 18.8 TL 1934
Sebastes macdonaldi Mexican rockfish Eastern Central Pacific 66 TL 1893
Sebastes maliger Quillback rockfish Eastern Pacific 61 TL 1880
Sebastes matsubarai Northwest Pacific 60 SL 1880
Sebastes melanops Black rockfish Eastern Pacific 63 TL 1856
Sebastes melanosema Semaphore rockfish Eastern Central Pacific 20 TL 1979
Sebastes melanostictus Blackspotted rockfish Pacific 53.9 SL 1934
Sebastes melanostomus Blackgill rockfish Eastern Pacific 61 TL 1890
Sebastes mentella Beaked redfish Eastern Atlantic 77.5 TL 1951
Sebastes miniatus Vermilion rockfish Eastern Pacific 91 TL 1880
Sebastes minor Northwest Pacific 20 TL 1972
Sebastes moseri Whitespeckled rockfish Northeast Pacific. 16.4 SL 1999
Sebastes mystinus Blue rockfish Eastern Pacific 61 TL 1881
Sebastes nebulosus China rockfish Eastern Pacific 45 TL 1854
Sebastes nigrocinctus Tiger rockfish Eastern Pacific 61 TL 1859
Sebastes nivosus Northwest Pacific 35 SL 1880
Sebastes norvegicus Golden redfish Eastern Atlantic 100 TL 1772
Sebastes notius Eastern Pacific 1971
Sebastes nudus Northwest Pacific 23.7 SL 1943
Sebastes oblongus Northwest Pacific 35 SL 1877
Sebastes oculatus Patagonian redfish Southeast Pacific and Sou 40.8 TL 1833
Sebastes ovalis Speckled rockfish Eastern Pacific 56 TL 1862
Sebastes owstoni Northwest Pacific 25 SL 1914
Sebastes pachycephalus Northwest Pacific 42 TL 1843
Sebastes paucispinis Bocaccio rockfish Eastern Pacific 91 TL 1854
Sebastes peduncularis Eastern Central Pacific. 1975
Sebastes phillipsi Chameleon rockfish Eastern Central Pacific 43 TL 1964
Sebastes pinniger Canary rockfish Eastern Pacific 76 FL 1864
Sebastes polyspinis Northern rockfish North Pacific 41 TL 1933
Sebastes proriger Redstripe rockfish North Pacific 61 TL 1880
Sebastes rastrelliger Grass rockfish Eastern Pacific 56 TL 1880
Sebastes reedi Yellowmouth rockfish Eastern Pacific 58 TL 1967
Sebastes rosaceus Rosy rockfish Eastern Pacific 36 TL 1854
Sebastes rosenblatti Greenblotched rockfish Eastern Central Pacific 48 TL 1971
Sebastes ruberrimus Yelloweye rockfish Eastern Pacific 104 TL 1895
Sebastes rubrivinctus Flag rockfish Eastern Pacific 51 TL 1880
Sebastes rufinanus Dwarf-red rockfish Eastern Central Pacific 17 TL 1972
Sebastes rufus Bank rockfish Eastern Pacific 54 TL 1890
Sebastes saxicola Stripetail rockfish Eastern Pacific 38 TL 1890
Sebastes schlegelii Korean rockfish Northwest Pacific 65 TL 1880
Sebastes scythropus Northwest Pacific 25 SL 1900
Sebastes semicinctus Halfbanded rockfish Eastern Central Pacific 25 TL 1897
Sebastes serranoides Olive rockfish Eastern Pacific 61 TL 1890
Sebastes serriceps Treefish Eastern Central Pacific 41 TL 1880
Sebastes simulator Pinkrose rockfish Eastern Central Pacific 30 TL 1971
Sebastes sinensis Blackmouth rockfish Eastern Central Pacific 15.2 SL 1890
Sebastes spinorbis Eastern Central Pacific. 1975
Sebastes steindachneri Northwest Pacific 37 TL 1880
Sebastes taczanowskii Northwest Pacific 32 TL 1880
Sebastes thompsoni Northwest Pacific 30 SL 1925
Sebastes trivittatus Northwest Pacific 62 TL 1880
Sebastes umbrosus Honeycomb rockfish Eastern Central Pacific 29.8 TL 1882
Sebastes variabilis Light dusky rockfish North Pacific 43.1 SL 1814
Sebastes variegatus Harlequin rockfish Northeast Pacific 38 TL 1971
Sebastes varispinis Eastern Central Pacific. 1975
Sebastes ventricosus Northwest Pacific 1843
Sebastes viviparus Norway redfish Northeast Atlantic 66.5 TL 1845
Sebastes vulpes Northwest Pacific 43 TL 1884
Sebastes wakiyai Northwest Pacific 24 TL 1934
Sebastes wilsoni Pygmy rockfish Eastern Pacific 23 TL 1915
Sebastes zacentrus Sharpchin rockfish Eastern Pacific 39 TL 1890
Sebastes zonatus Northwest Pacific 37 SL 1976
Sebastiscus albofasciatus Western Pacific 25 TL 1802
Sebastiscus marmoratus False kelpfish Western Pacific 36.2 TL 1829
Sebastiscus tertius Western Pacific 37 SL 1978
Sebastolobus alascanus Shortspine thornyhead North Pacific 80 SL 1890
Sebastolobus altivelis Longspine thornyhead Eastern Pacific 39 TL 1896
Sebastolobus macrochir Broadbanded thornyhead North Pacific 44 SL 1877
Trachyscorpia carnomagula Deepsea Scorpionfish Pacific Ocean 36.9 SL 2007
Trachyscorpia cristulata cristulata Atlantic thornyhead Western Atlantic 50 SL 1896
Trachyscorpia cristulata echinata Spiny scorpionfish Eastern Atlantic 56.9 TL 1896
Trachyscorpia eschmeyeri Cape rockfish Southeast Atlantic 35 SL 1970
Trachyscorpia longipedicula Stylish Scorpionfish Indian Ocean 21.9 SL 2007
Trachyscorpia osheri Southeast Pacific 14.7 SL 2008
Trachyscorpia verai Ecuadorian Deep-sea Scorpionfish Pacific Ocean 29.8 SL 2009



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