IUCN threat status:

Endangered (EN)

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Biology

Very common on soft bottoms (Ref. 2850). Oviparous (Ref. 205). Eggs are extruded in floating gelatinous masses (Ref. 31279). Have a thick glandular tissue on posterior margin of fin spines which is believed to be venomous (Ref. 57406). Rarely taken by game fishers (Ref. 27436). Flesh sweeter than that of other rockfishes (Ref. 27436).

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