Leaf goblinfish

Neovespicula depressifrons is the sole member of the member of the genus Neovespicula.

The Leaf goblinfish lives in the demersal, freshwater, brackish, marine environment.

Neovespicula depressifrons or Leaf goblinfish, this fellow strikes me as being quite different from the more traditional Waspfishes I have photographed in the Pacific, somehow more like a grouper in a way, he is a strange one. More

Common names

Leaf goblinfish in English
扁身高鰭鮋 in Mandarin Chinese
扁身高鳍鲉 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Scorpaeniformes
Family : Tetrarogidae
Genus : Neovespicula
Species : Neovespicula depressifrons
Authority : Richardson, 1848