Scientific Name
Scorpaena izensis  
Scorpaena izensis伊豆鮋
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Jordan & Starks, 1904 Depth - M
Chinese 伊豆鮋 Poisonous Fish Yes 
Family_Chinese 鮋科 Economic Fish No 
Family F304 Scorpaenidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 裸胸鮋 
Max Length 30 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 紅色石狗公、石頭魚 
Distribution in World   Distribution in Taiwan East、South、North、Greeb IS. 
Habitats   Holotype Locality Suruga Bay, Japan 
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993)  Jordan, D. S. etc. 1904 Paxton, J. R., D. F. Hoese, G. R. Allen etc. 1989 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 
Specimen List ASIZP0061404. ASIZP0061418. NTMP0587. NTUM01436. NTUM02314. NTUM04558. SIO75-482. SIO80-212f. SIO80-214.  
Common Name Stonefish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal fin with XII spines and 9 soft rays; anal fin with III spines and 5 soft rays; pectoral fin with 19 soft rays. lateral line scales 22-24. This species have 19 soft rays in pectoral fin, is the most numbers as the special one. With antenna near nasal is the obvious character. Body color with dark brown reddish, and with irregular blotch. Appearance variation with individuals.
habitats Inhabits demersal marine environment, depth range 80 - 200 m. Found on the continental shelf; in sandy mud bottom. 
Distribution Indo-West Pacific. Taiwan and soutn Japan. 
Utility Not commercial food species, edible, palatible. This species can be found in fish market of south Japan.