Large-headed scorpionfish

The Large-headed scorpionfish lives in the demersal, marine, depth range 174 - 278 m environment.

The large-headed scorpionfish is found throughout the tropical Pacific Ocean from Japan to Indonesia and east to Hawaii. It mostly stays on seamounts and around deep reefs at depths of 600 to 900 feet. More

Common names

Depu in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Hiodoshi in Japanese (日本語)
Hogo in Hawaiian
Large-headed scorpionfish in English
Lepu in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
O'opu-kai-nohu in Hawaiian
大头海鲉 in Mandarin Chinese
大頭海鮋 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Scorpaeniformes
Family : Scorpaenidae
Genus : Pontinus
Species : Pontinus macrocephalus
Authority : Sauvage, 1882