Sebastiscus tertius (Barsukov & Chen, 1978)
photo by Chiang, S.

Family:  Sebastidae (Rockfishes, rockcods and thornyheads), subfamily: Sebastinae
Max. size:  37 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal
Distribution:  Western Pacific: Miyagi Prefecture in Japan to the East China Sea and the southern Korean Peninsula. Also a first record in Indonesian waters (Ref. 5978).
Biology:  Found in the sublittoral zone, on rock bottom (Ref. 11230). Viviparous (Ref. 34817).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Luna, Susan M. - 06.06.94
Modified by: Kesner-Reyes, Kathleen - 20.08.09

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