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Scorpaeniformes - Scorpaenidae

Sebastes melanops (Black Rockfish)

Illustration Meristics Life History ELH Descr. Distribution Footnotes
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GENERAL REFERENCES

Ref 1: AFSC Meristic Database.
Recruitment Processes, Alaska Fisheries Science Center, National Marine Fisheries Service, NOAA, 7600 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115.
Ref 2: Chen, L. 1986.
Meristic variation in Sebastes (Scorpaenidae) with an analysis of character association and bilateral pattern and their significance in species separation. NOAA Tech. Rep. NMFS 45, 17 p.
Ref 3: Laroche, W.A., and S.L. Richardson. 1980.
Development and occurrence of larvae and juveniles of the rockfishes Sebastes flavidus and Sebastes melanops (Scorpaenidae) off Oregon. Fish. Bull. 77:901-924.
Ref 4: Matarese, A.C., A.W. Kendall, Jr., D.M. Blood, and B.M. Vinter. 1989.
Laboratory guide to early life history stages of Northeast Pacific fishes. NOAA Tech. Rep. NMFS 80, 652 p.
Ref 5: Moser, H.G. 1996.
Scorpaenidae: Scorpionfishes and rockfishes. In H.G. Moser (ed.), The early stages of fishes in the California Current region, p. 733-795. CalCOFI Atlas 33. Allen Press, Lawrence, KS, 1505 p.

FOOTNOTES

1 Westrheim, S.J. 1975.
Reproduction, maturation, and identification of larvae of some Sebastes (Scorpaenidae) species in the Northeast Pacific Ocean. J. Fish. Res. Bd. Can. 32:2399-2411.
2 Hart, J.L. 1973.
Pacific fishes of Canada. Fish. Res. Bd. Can. Bull. 180, 740 p.
3 Wyllie Echeverria, T. 1987.
Thirty-four species of California rockfishes: Maturity and seasonality of reproduction. Fish. Bull. 85:229-250.

FIGURES

A: Matarese, A.C., A.W. Kendall, Jr., D.M. Blood, and B.M. Vinter. 1989.
Laboratory guide to early life history stages of Northeast Pacific fishes. NOAA Tech. Rep. NMFS 80, 652 p.
B: Moser, H.G. 1996.
Scorpaenidae: Scorpionfishes and rockfishes. In H.G. Moser (ed.), The early stages of fishes in the California Current region, p. 733-795. CalCOFI Atlas 33. Allen Press, Lawrence, KS, 1505 p.
C: Kendall, A.W., Jr. 1989.
Additions of knowledge of Sebastes larvae through recent rearing. NWAFC Proc. Rep. 89-12, Alaska Fish. Sci. Cent., Nat. Mar. Fish. Serv., NOAA, 7600 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115, 49 p.
D - G: Laroche, W.A., and S.L. Richardson. 1980.
Development and occurrence of larvae and juveniles of the rockfishes Sebastes flavidus and Sebastes melanops (Scorpaenidae) off Oregon. Fish. Bull. 77:901-924.

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