Warty prowfish

The Warty prowfish lives in the demersal, marine environment.

Image: A Warty Prowfish at Kingscote - Add comment Add tags A Warty Prowfish at Kingscote Description A Warty Prowfish at a depth of 4 m, Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, South Australia, November More

The Warty Prowfish with its distinctive warty skin that can be shed like a snake skin is only found in Australia. Alternative Names/s The species has also been called the Smooth Prowfish and Tasmanian Prowfish. More

A rare one: a Warty Prowfish (Aetapcus maculatus), found at Pope's Eye, Victoria, Australia. Taken with Nikon D70S in Nexus housing and Ikelite strobes. More

Common names

Smooth prowfish in English
Tasmanian prowfish in English
Warty prowfish in English
文氏疣皮丑鮋 in Mandarin Chinese
文氏疣皮丑鲉 in Mandarin Chinese
斑紋疣皮丑鮋 in Mandarin Chinese
斑纹疣皮丑鲉 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Scorpaeniformes
Family : Pataecidae
Genus : Aetapcus
Species : Aetapcus maculatus
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