Mostly observed singly. Viviparous species, offsprings develop inside the body females. In Hong Kong, males become mature from November to January and copulation with females take place. However sperms are stored by females until females become mature and ready to be fertilized from December to March. Sexual maturity approximately 6 cm (Standard Length) for males, and at approximately 8.5 cm (Standard Length) for females. Feeds on crustaceans and small fishes. Adult fish reported to ambush prey.
Common Name: Common rockfish, False kelpfish, Marbled rockfish
Family Common Name: Rockfishes
Scientific Name: Sebastiscus marmoratus___(Cuvier, 1829)
Maximum Length: 30 cm (Total Length)