Dwarf scorpionfish

The Dwarf scorpionfish lives in the reef-associated, marine, depth range 36 - 90 m environment.

baby dwarf scorpionfish (Scorpaena papillosus)f052529: this baby dwarf scorpionfish is only 5cm long and must hide carefully, being so small. lizardfish (Saurida nebulosa)f047733: a lizardfish (Saurida nebulosa) is a fierce predator but lies quietly in ambush, like scorpionfishes do. Niue. More

Common names

Dwarf scorpionfish in English
侏鮋 in Mandarin Chinese
侏鮋 in Unknown
侏鲉 in Mandarin Chinese
侏鲉 in Unknown

Order : Scorpaeniformes
Family : Scorpaenidae
Genus : Scorpaena
Species : Scorpaena elachys
Authority : Eschmeyer, 1965