Spotted scorpionfish

The spotted scorpionfish, Scorpaena plumieri (Bloch, 1789), is a formidable looking creature underwater particularly given that this creature has venomous spines used for defense. This scorpionfish has very effective camouflage capabilities. More

The spotted scorpionfish is one of the largest and most common scorpionfishes in the Atlantic and Caribbean. More

The spotted scorpionfish (family Scorpaenidae) is commonly observed on reefs of Florida. More

The spotted scorpionfish is one of the largest scorpionfish found in the Atlantic ocean. As you can see in the picture their bodies are mottled brown and very camoflaged to blend in with their surroundings. More

Pacific Spotted Scorpionfish Photos and Species Information for Fish Caught in Mexico See current, on-the-spot sportfishing reports and photographs of fish caught at Mexico's top vacation spots in this week's edition of "Mexico Fishing News" and see hundreds of other fish pictures and More

Stock photo of a spotted scorpionfish photographed in the amazing underwater world of the galapagos islands. More

Spotted Scorpionfish Underwater picture of a red spotted scorpionfish at the Galapagos Islands in Ecuador. Shipping information: We usually ship within 48 hours, and via "ground" with Canada Post within Canada or USPS/Fedex within the USA. More

Discussion The Spotted Scorpionfish preys on small fishes and crustaceans. When disturbed, it spreads its pectoral fins, apparently to display the characteristic black and white coloration underneath, as a warning. More

This spotted scorpionfish (Scorpaena plumieri) is well camouflaged between the fire coral (Millepora alcicornis), barnacles, red encrusting sponge, and chicken liver sponge (Chondrilla nucula). More

Order : Scorpaeniformes
Family : Scorpaenidae
Genus : Scorpaena
Species : Scorpaena agassizii
Authority : Bloch, 1789