Pygmy scorpionfish

The Pygmy scorpionfish lives in the reef-associated, brackish, marine, depth range 3 - 30 m environment.

The Pygmy Scorpionfish, Scorpaenodes scaber, has variable red, brownish and white markings. Its lateral line is prominent and almost straight. A white edged, black spot on the gills is also diagnostic. More

Common names

Pygmy rockcod in English
Pygmy scorpionfish in English
Sangokasago in Japanese (日本語)
長棘小鮋 in Mandarin Chinese
长棘小鲉 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Scorpaeniformes
Family : Scorpaenidae
Genus : Scorpaenodes
Species : Scorpaenodes scaber
Authority : Ramsay & Ogilby, 1886