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Sebastes ensifer


Sebastes ensifer was originally described as Sebastes ensifer by Chen in 1971. It belongs to the family Sebastidae and subfamily Sebastinae. It is commonly known as Swordspine rockfish and is known swordspine rockfish in USA, Rocote espada in Mexico. more common names It is found in Salt water.
Species   ensifer
AuthorWI   Chen [L.-C.]
AuthorNI   Chen
Qualification   ---
Year   1971
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Scorpaeniformes Scorpaeniformes
Family   Sebastidae
Sebastinae Sebastinae
Genus   Sebastes
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Scorpaeniformes
Family   Sebastidae
Subfamily   Sebastinae
Genus   Sebastes
Original Name   Sebastes        
Taxon Name   ensifer
Original Combination   Sebastes ensifer
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Sebastes ensifer
OriginalSubGenus   Sebastes
Original Author   Chen
Original AuthorWI   Chen [L.-C.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1971
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Sebastinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Off La Jolla, California, U.S.A., depth 100 meters.
Types   Paratypes: CAS 17609 [ex SIO 65-149] (1), 26585 [ex SIO 69-149] (1), LACM 3420-21 (1, 1), 22127 (1); SIO 55-97 (2), 57-47 (1), 61-502 (1), 62-690 (1), 63-239 (2), 64-321 (1), 65-106 (3), -113 (2), -149 (3), 67-9 (1), -143 (2), -224 (5), -226 (1), -295 (1), 68-6 (1), -21 (3), 69-29 (1); UCLA 49-346 (1), 49-416 (2), 54-382 (1), 56-262 (1); ZIN 42267 [ex SIO 65-149] (1).
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   SIO 67-295
Journal   Bull. Scripps Inst. Oceanogr. Univ. Calif.
Citation   v. 18
Page   19
Illustrations   Pl. 2 (fig. B)

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Sebastes ensifer
Current Species ensifer
Current Genus Sebastes
Current AuthorWI Chen [L.-C.]
Current AuthorNI Chen
Current Year 1971
Current Family Sebastidae
Current Subfamily
Sebastinae Sebastinae

Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water
Habitat Notes Inhabits deep water.
Depth Range From 70 to 433 meters.

Current Summary   Valid as Sebastes ensifer  Chen 1971. Sebastidae: Sebastinae.
Name History   •Valid as Sebastes ensifer Chen 1971 -- (Eschmeyer & Herald 1983:139 [ref. 9277], Léon-Castro et al. 1993:322 [ref. 24939], Orr et al. 2000:39 [ref. 24942], Shytko 2001:29 [ref. 26410], Love et al. 2002:170 [ref. 26216], Nelson et al. 2004:114 [ref. 27807], Page et al. 2013:117 [ref. 32708], Kells et al. 2016:136 [ref. 35888], Burton & Lea 2019:59 [ref. 37205]).

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aereus Sebastes aereus (Eigenmann [C. H.] & Eigenmann [R. S.] 1890)Synonym
afra Sebastes afra (Gronow [L. T.] in Gray 1854)Synonym
africana Sebastes africana (Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1801)Synonym
albescens Sebastes albescens (Döderlein [L.] in Steindachner & Döderlein 1884)Synonym
aleutianus Sebastes aleutianus (Jordan [D. S.] & Evermann [B. W.] 1898)Valid
alexandri Sebastes alexandri (Evermann [B. W.] & Goldsborough [E. L.] 1907)Synonym
alporti Sebastes alporti Castelnau [F. L.] 1873Synonym
alutus Sebastes alutus (Gilbert [C. H.] 1890)Valid
atrorubens Sebastes atrorubens (Gilbert [C. H.] in Jordan & Evermann 1898)Synonym
atrovirens Sebastes atrovirens (Jordan [D. S.] & Gilbert [C. H.] 1880)Valid
auriculatus Sebastes auriculatus Girard [C. F.] 1854Valid
aurora Sebastes aurora (Gilbert [C. H.] 1890)Valid
ayresii Sebastes ayresii (Gilbert [C. H.] & Cramer [F.] in Gilbert 1897)Synonym
babcocki Sebastes babcocki (Thompson [W. F.] 1915)Valid
baramenuke Sebastes baramenuke (Wakiya [Y.] 1917)Valid
bibroni Sebastes (Sebastichthys) bibroni Sauvage [H.-E.] 1878Synonym
bibroni Sebastes bibroni Sauvage [H.-E.] 1878Synonym
bilineatus Sebastes bilineatus (Welander [A. D.] & Alverson [D. L.] 1954)Synonym
borealis Sebastes borealis Barsukov [V. V.] 1970Valid
bougainvillii Sebastes bougainvillii Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1829Synonym
brevispinis Sebastes brevispinis (Bean [T. H.] 1884)Valid
brevispinus Sebastes brevispinus (Bean [T. H.] 1884)Synonym
caenaematicus Sebastes caenaematicus Tsuyuki [H.] & Westrheim [S. J.] 1970Synonym
canariensis Sebastes (Sebastichthys) canariensis Sauvage [H.-E.] 1878Synonym
canariensis Sebastes canariensis Sauvage [H.-E.] 1878Synonym
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