Whiteface waspfish

The Whiteface waspfish lives in the reef-associated, marine environment.

face, and indeed, they are called Whiteface waspfish in some places. In captivity, they have been observed to change from light to dark colours. Sometimes mistaken for a stonefish (Family Synanceiidae) or the False scorpionfish (Centrogenys vaigiensis), a grouper, which looks very similar. More

Common names

Richardson's waspfish in English
Rouge fish in English
Torres Strait soldier fish in English
White-bellied roguefish in English
White-bellied rougefish in English
Whitebelly roguefish in English
Whiteface waspfish in English
扁体真裸皮鲉 in Mandarin Chinese
扁體真裸皮鮋 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Scorpaeniformes
Family : Tetrarogidae
Genus : Richardsonichthys
Species : Richardsonichthys leucogaster
Authority : Richardson, 1848