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Sebastolobus alascanus

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA ACTINOPTERYGII SCORPAENIFORMES SCORPAENIDAE

Scientific Name: Sebastolobus alascanus
Species Authority: Bean, 1890
Common Name(s):
English Shortspine Thornyhead

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered A2d ver 2.3
Year Published: 2000
Date Assessed: 2000-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Bell, T. & Guttman, A.
Justification:
Commercial exploitation of S. alascanus began in 1967. Since then, a valuable market has developed for the species. Populations have declined in all areas assessed. Overall it has declined by 53% from the estimated unfished biomass to the biomass in 1998.

Geographic Range [top]

Countries:
Native:
Canada; Russian Federation; United States
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Marine

Citation: Bell, T. & Guttman, A. 2000. Sebastolobus alascanus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 02 August 2014.
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