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Sebastes nigrocinctus

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4816 
Scientific:
Sebastes nigrocinctus 
German:
Tiger-Stachelkopf 
English:
Tiger rockfish 
Category:
 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Scorpaeniformes (Order) > Sebastidae (Family) > Sebastes (Genus) > nigrocinctus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Ayres, 1859 
Occurrence:
Alaska, Canada , Stillehavet, Øst, USA 
Size:
bis zu 61cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 27°C 
Food:
Predatory, Zoobenthos, Carrion, Amphipods, Detrius, dyreplankton, Fjæremark, Krabb, Krepsdyr, Krill, Mysis, Reker, Rock shrimps, Sjøstjerner, Små fisk, Taskekrabbe, virvelløse dyr 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
  • Sebastes aleutianus
  • Sebastes alutus
  • Sebastes auriculatus
  • Sebastes aurora
  • Sebastes babcocki
  • Sebastes baramenuke
  • Sebastes borealis
  • Sebastes brevispinis
  • Sebastes capensis
 
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Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
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Last edit:
2012-11-06 20:56:35 

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Ayres, 1859

Distribution:
Eastern Pacific: Cape Resurrection, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska to Point Buchon, central California, USA.

Biology:
Inhabit rocky reefs, mainly at depths greater than 10 m.
Solitary and territorial, defending a home crevice among rocks. Juveniles pelagic. Viviparous.
Quickly changes color when disturbed or when there is a change in lighting.
Caught infrequently and incidentally marketed as rockfish.

Human uses:
Fisheries: minor commercial; gamefish: yes; aquarium: public aquariums.

Synonymised taxa:
Sebastodes nigrocinctus (Ayres, 1859)

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