Scientific Name
Brachypterois serrulata  
Brachypterois serrulata鋸稜短棘簑鮋
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Richardson, 1846) Depth 23 - 79M
Chinese 鋸稜短棘簑鮋 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鮋科 Economic Fish No 
Family F304 Scorpaenidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 鋸稜短棘簑鮋 
Max Length 11.5 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 獅子魚 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan West、North、North East、ShaoLiuChew 
Habitats Benthos、Estuary、Coastal、Lagoon、
Holotype Locality Sea of China 
Synonyms Brachypterois serrulatus, Sebastes serrulatus   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Masuda, H., K. Amaoka, C. Araga, T. Uyeno and T. Yoshino, 1984. The fishes of the Japanese Archipelago. Vol. 1. Tokai University Press, Tokyo, Japan. 437 p. (text);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002);Fishbase(2008)  Richardson, J. 1846 Masuda, H., K. Amaoka, C. Araga, T. Uyeno, etc. 1984 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0062365. ASIZP0062399Neotype. ASIZP0062400. ASIZP0062992. ASIZP0066011. ASIZP0078846. ASIZP0078943. ASIZP0080270. ASIZP0800715. ASIZP0910715. CAS28178. CAS30001. CAS30307. CAS34213. NMMSTP01593. NMMSTP01650. NTUM03854. ROM71772. SIO80-212m. SIO80-213.  
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Common Name Pygmy lionfish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal with XIII spines and 11 soft rays; anal fin with III spines and 6 soft rays. Mouth oblique;all head ridges finely serrated including lower jaw. Scales extend over head and chin. Dorsal fin spines very long ;pecooral fin long, reaching to above analfin. body and head dusky red; fins reddish brown with some marking.
habitats Lives in muddy habitat that are very sheltered and this is usually deep or very sheltered estuaries. Appears to be one of the more primitive forms and has similar coloration to some members of the genus Scorpaenodes, especially the markings on the head. S 
Distribution Indo-West Pacific: Gulf of Oman to Philippines and Taiwan. Also reported from the Arafura Sea 
Utility Not commerical fishery species.