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

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Scorpaenopsis obtusa Randall & Eschmeyer 2001


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.