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Sebastes nigrocinctus Tiger rockfish

Sebastes nigrocinctusis commonly referred to as Tiger rockfish. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!.


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lexID:
4816 
AphiaID:
274825 
Scientific:
Sebastes nigrocinctus 
German:
Tiger-Stachelkopf 
English:
Tiger Rockfish 
Category:
Sebastes 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Scorpaeniformes (Order) > Sebastidae (Family) > Sebastes (Genus) > nigrocinctus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Ayres, 1859 
Occurrence:
Alaska, Canada , Eastern Pacific Ocean, USA 
Size:
up to 24.02" (61 cm) 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 80.6 °F (22°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Amphipods, Carrion, Crabs, Crustaceans, Detritus, Edible crab, Fish (little fishes), Invertebrates, Krill, Mysis, Predatory, Rock shrimps, Schrimps, Starfishs, Worms, Zoobenthos, Zooplankton 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-11-06 20:56:35 

Info

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)

External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Homepage Prof. Dr. Peter Wirtz (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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