Scientific Name
Parascorpaena mcadamsi  
Parascorpaena mcadamsi斑鰭圓鱗鮋
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Fowler, 1938) Depth - 34M
Chinese 斑鰭圓鱗鮋 Poisonous Fish Yes 
Family_Chinese 鮋科 Economic Fish No 
Family F304 Scorpaenidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 斑鰭圓鱗鮋 
Max Length 5.8 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 石狗公、紅雞仔、獅甕 
Distribution in World India Ocean to Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、West、South、North East、PonFu、Greeb IS.、Tung Sa IS.、Nan Sa IS. 
Habitats   Holotype Locality Jolo Light, vicinity of Jolo, Philippines [Sulu Archipelago, Celebes Sea], 6°03'45 
Synonyms Parascorpaena macadamsi, Parascorpaena maculipinnis, Parascorpaena mcdamsi, Scorpaena mcadamsi, Scorpaena mossambica, Scorpaena moultoni   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993)  Fowler, H. W. 1938 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 
Specimen List ASIZP0057370. ASIZP0060332. ASIZP0062019. ASIZP0062428. ASIZP0062431. BPBMI23054. BPBMI23385. BPBMI23423. NMMBP04073. NMMBP04115. NMMBP05546. NMMBP06119. NMMBP06120. NMMSTP00856. NMNSF01303. NTMP0462. RUSI34991. RUSI35009. USNM00266189. USNM00266191. USNM00361129.  
Common Name Ocellated scorpionfish; McAdam's scorpionfish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal fin with XII spines and 8-9 soft rays; anal fin with III spines and 5 soft rays. Large males with a large black spot at rear of spinous dorsal fin; females and juveniles with no spot or a faint one.
habitats Inhabit reef-associated marine environment. Secretive in reefs during the day and usually seen only at night. 
Distribution Indo-Pacific: East Africa to the Ducie Islands, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to Rapa; Belau(Palau) and Marshall Islands in Micronesia. 
Utility Not commercial food species.