Scientific Name
Plectrogenium nanum  
Plectrogenium nanum太平洋平頭鮋
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Gilbert, 1905 Depth - M
Chinese 太平洋平頭鮋 Poisonous Fish Yes 
Family_Chinese 鮋科 Economic Fish No 
Family F304 Scorpaenidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 太平洋平頭鮋 
Max Length 6.8 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 平額鮋、石狗公、石頭魚 
Distribution in World   Distribution in Taiwan South、South West、North East、Tung Sa IS. 
Habitats   Holotype Locality Off northern coast of Maui Island, Hawaiian Islands, Albatross station 4082, depth 220-238 fathoms 
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993)  Gilbert, C. H. 1905 Masuda, H., K. Amaoka, C. Araga, T. Uyeno, etc. 1984 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 
Specimen List ASIZP0059003. ASIZP0063203. ASIZP0064527. ASIZP0064614. ASIZP0068028. ASIZP0068187. ASIZP0068188. ASIZP0068222. ASIZP0068359. ASIZP0803789. ASIZP0803948. ASIZP0803949. ASIZP0803983. ASIZP0913789. ASIZP0913948. ASIZP0913949. ASIZP0913983. NMMBP02105. NMMBP03353. NMMBP05787. NMMSTP00978. NTUM05769. SIO80-224.  
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Common Name Stonefish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal fin with XII spines and 7 soft rays; anal fin with III spines and 5 soft rays; vertebrae: 26. Presence of very well developed flat spines on suborbital ridge; a number of extra spines on head, particularly on lachrymal bone and above orbits.
habitats Inhabits bathydemersal marine environment; depth range 250 - 650 m. This species quite small, the maximum sizw shorter than 8 cm TL. 
Distribution Indo-Pacific: Japan, Taiwan to Hawaii. 
Utility Not commercial food species.