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Sebastes fasciatus (Acadian redfish; Ocean perch; Redfish)

Synonyms: Sebastes faciatus
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Wikipedia Abstract

The Acadian redfish (Sebastes fasciatus), also known as the Atlantic redfish, is a marine deep-water fish belonging to the family Sebastidae. Found in the northwestern Atlantic Ocean, the Acadian redfish lives at depths of between 70 and 500 m (230 and 1,640 ft). This fish is colored reddish-orange and can live up to 50 years or more and reach lengths up to 20 in (508 mm).
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Endangered Species

Status: Endangered
View IUCN Record: Sebastes fasciatus

Prey / Diet

Meganyctiphanes norvegica (Norwegian krill)[1]
Merluccius bilinearis (Whiting)[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Alosa pseudoharengus (kyack)1
Alosa sapidissima (American shad)2
Amblyraja radiata (Starry ray)1
Anarhichas lupus (Wolffish)1
Argentina silus (Atlantic argentine)1
Brosme brosme (Tusk)1
Centropristis striata (Sea bass)1
Etmopterus spinax (Black centrina)1
Eutrigla gurnardus (Grey gurnard)1
Gadus morhua (rock cod)1
Galeus melastomus (Black-mouth catshark)1
Hippoglossina oblonga (Fourspot flounder)1
Hippoglossus stenolepis (Pacific halibut)1
Hoplostethus mediterraneus (Mediterranean redfish)1
Lamna nasus (Porbeagle shark)1
Leucoraja ocellata (Winter skate)1
Lophius americanus (Monkfish)1
Malacoraja senta (Smooth skate)1
Melanogrammus aeglefinus (Smokie)1
Micromesistius poutassou (Poutassou)1
Nezumia bairdii (Marlin-spike grenadier)1
Phycis chesteri (Longfin hake)1
Pollachius virens (Sillock)1
Pomatoschistus minutus (freckled goby)1
Scomber scombrus (Split)1
Scophthalmus aquosus (brill)2
Scyliorhinus canicula (Small-spotted catshark)1
Scyliorhinus retifer (Chain dogfish)1
Urophycis chuss (Squirrel hake)2
Urophycis tenuis (White hake)2
Xiphias gladius (Swordfish)1

Predators

Xiphias gladius (Swordfish)[1]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Anisakis simplex[2]
Anomalotrema koiae[2]
Bothriocephalus scorpii[2]
Brachyphallus crenatus[2]
Derogenes varicus[2]
Echinorhynchus gadi[2]
Hemiurus levinseni[2]
Lecithaster gibbosus[2]
Lecithophyllum botryophorum[2]
Podocotyle reflexa[2]
Pseudoterranova decipiens[2]
Scolex pleuronectis <Unverified Name>[2]
Scolex polymorphus <Unverified Name>[2]
Steganoderma formosum[2]

Distribution

Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Northeast; Atlantic, Northwest; Canada; Greenland; Gulf of Maine; Iceland; Northwest Atlantic: Gulf of St. Lawrence to shelf waters of Nova Scotia in Canada. Northeast Atlantic: off Iceland and western Greenland (Ref. 4570).; Scotian Shelf; USA (contiguous states); West Greenland Shelf;

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1Food of Northwest Atlantic Fishes and Two Common Species of Squid, Ray E. Bowman, Charles E. Stillwell, William L. Michaels, and Marvin D. Grosslein, NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-NE-155 (2000)
2Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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