Sebastes serriceps

Physical Description

The Treefish (Sebastes serriceps), averaging between 35-41 centimeters in length, displays a yellow to yellow-green body adorned with 5-6 dark vertical bars. Additionally, it features two oblique bars extending back from its eyes and pinkish-red lips.


This species favors rocky habitats along the eastern Pacific coast, often inhabiting crevices and rocky outcrops where it can seek shelter.

Geographical Range

The Treefish can be found from San Francisco down to northern Baja California along the eastern Pacific coast.

What They Eat

Primarily a nocturnal or crepuscular feeder, the Treefish likely preys on small crustaceans and other invertebrates found in its rocky habitat.

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