Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Scorpaeniformes
(Scorpionfishes and flatheads) > Sebastidae
(Rockfishes, rockcods and thornyheads) > Sebastinae
Etymology: Sebastes: Greek, sebastes = august, venerable (Ref. 45335); moseri: Named for H. Geoffrey Moser.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; demersal; depth range 128 - 183 m (Ref. 31047). Subtropical
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 16.4 cm SL (female)
Morphology | Morphometrics
A semi-pelagic species inhabiting deep waters over rocky reefs (Ref. 31047). Viviparous (Ref. 34817).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Eitner, B., C. Kimbrell and R. Vetter, 1999. Sebastes moseri (Scorpaeniformes: Scorpaenidae): a new rockfish from the eastern North Pacific. Copeia 1999(1):85-92. (Ref. 31047)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES (Ref. 115941)
Threat to humans
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates of some properties based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5000 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00955 (0.00430 - 0.02123), b=3.12 (2.92 - 3.32), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.5 ±0.6 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278
): Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Moderate vulnerability (38 of 100) .