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Sebastes miniatus

Summary
Sebastes miniatus, the vermilion rockfish, vermilion seaperch, red snapper, red rock cod, and rasher, is a species of marine ray-finned fish belonging to the subfamily Sebastinae, the rockfishes, part of the family Scorpaenidae. It is native to the waters of the Pacific Ocean off western North America from Baja California to Alaska. Taxonomy Sebastes miniatus was first formally described in 1880 by the American ichthyologists David Starr Jordan and Charles Henry Gilbert with the type locality given as Santa Barbara and Monterey, California. Some authorities place this species in the subgenus Rosicola. The specific name miniatus means "bright red" or "scarlet" a reference to the color of the vermilion fins and body. Description Sebastes miniatus has a rather stocky body shape with the depth of the body being equivalent to just under two fifths of its standard length. It has moderately robust to weak spines on its head, the nasal, preocular, supraocular, postocular, t
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