Scorpaenopsis obtusa Randall & Eschmeyer 2001,

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

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4588.1.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:C7390B16-569F-46A2-A823-0018E1934873

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/1577035E-8062-FFC1-EDFC-CA3519B20A94

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scientific name

Scorpaenopsis obtusa Randall & Eschmeyer 2001
status

 

Scorpaenopsis obtusa Randall & Eschmeyer 2001  —Bluntsnout scorpionfish

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a specimen photographed at St. KVG2 (Nusa Island, northwest of Kavieng, Kavieng District ) by Serge Andréfouët on 11 Aug. 2014.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: Central Indonesia east to Philippines and Papua New Guinea, north to southern Japan, south to northern Australia. Benthic on rubble bottoms, 2–15 m depth. Marine.