Scorpaenopsis diabolus (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

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-CCFE19B20D91

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scientific name

Scorpaenopsis diabolus (Cuvier 1829)
status

 

Scorpaenopsis diabolus (Cuvier 1829)  —Devil scorpionfish, false scorpionfish

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a specimen photographed at Lissenung Island by Dietmar Amon on 27 Apr. 2008.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: Red Sea, East Africa, Madagascar and western Mascarenes east to Hawaiian and Marquesas islands, north to South Korea and southern Japan, south to North West Cape (Western Australia), Elizabeth and Middleton reefs, New Caledonia and Tonga. Benthic on rubble or seagrass-covered coralline-rock bottoms of reef flats and lagoon and seaward reefs, 1–70 m depth. Marine.