Scorpaenopsis venosa (Cuvier 1829),

Andréfouët, Serge, Chen, Wei-Jen, Kinch, Jeff, Mana, Ralph, Russell, Barry C., Tully, Dean & White, William T., 2019, Checklist of the marine and estuarine fishes of New Ireland Province, Papua New Guinea, western Pacific Ocean, with 810 new records, Zootaxa 4588 (1), pp. 1-360: 103

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Scorpaenopsis venosa (Cuvier 1829)


Scorpaenopsis venosa (Cuvier 1829)  —Raggy scorpionfish

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a specimen photographed at Lissenung Island by Dietmar Amon on 24 Aug. 2010, and at 7 m depth by Dean Tully on 15 Sept. 2012  .

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: South and East Africa east to Philippines and New Guinea, north to southern Japan, south to northern Australia. Found in lagoons, often among algae, seagrass or sponges, 2–72 m depth. Marine.