Zalembius rosaceus (Jordan & Gilbert, 1880)
Pink seaperch
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Family:  Embiotocidae (Surfperches)
Max. size:  20 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; depth range 8 - 229 m
Distribution:  Eastern Pacific: Point Delgada, California, USA to San Cristobal Bay, southern Baja California and in Gulf of California.
Biology:  Adults occur offshore (Ref. 2850). Usually found in deeper water than other surfperches (Ref. 2850). Viviparous, female carries the developing young (Ref. 205).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 25 May 2007 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 01.05.91
Modified by: Luna, Susan M. - 15.07.11
Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 25.07.94

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