Scientific Name
Scorpaena miostoma  
Scorpaena miostoma小口鮋
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Günther, 1877 Depth - M
Chinese 小口鮋 Poisonous Fish Yes 
Family_Chinese 鮋科 Economic Fish No 
Family F304 Scorpaenidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 小口鮋 
Max Length 13 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 石狗公、石頭魚、過溝仔(澎湖)、臭頭格子(澎湖) 
Distribution in World   Distribution in Taiwan East、West、South、North、North East 
Habitats   Holotype Locality Yokohama (market), Japan 
Synonyms Scorpaena neglecta miostoma, Scorpaenodes littoralis   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993)  Günther, A. 1877 Masuda, H., K. Amaoka, C. Araga, T. Uyeno, etc. 1984 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 
Specimen List ASIZP0056236. ASIZP0057714. ASIZP0057740. ASIZP0057741. ASIZP0061417. ASIZP0061435. ASIZP0062230. ASIZP0063565. ASIZP0063566. ASIZP0063629. ASIZP0063633. ASIZP0066004. ASIZP0066038. ASIZP0066075. ASIZP0067741. ASIZP0071130. ASIZP0073621. ASIZP0080017. ASIZP0080018. ASIZP0080019. ASIZP0800712. ASIZP0800713. ASIZP0801624. ASIZP0803502. ASIZP0806170. ASIZP0807331. ASIZP0807332. ASIZP0807333. ASIZP0910712. ASIZP0910713. ASIZP0911624. ASIZP0913502. ASIZP0916170. ASIZP0917331. ASIZP0917332. ASIZP0917333. FRIP01049. ...List all 44 records... 
Barcode2008-03-24,Kui-Ching Hsu,CO1,100% 2012-01-08,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2016-01-20,Chia-Hao Chang,CO1,100% 2016-01-20,Chia-Hao Chang,CO1,100% 2016-01-20,Chia-Hao Chang,CO1,100%
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 5-6 soft rays. No nuchal spine. Posterior top of upper jaw not reaching below eye center. A small black blotch on membranes between 7th and 9th dorsal spines in the male, without it in the female. Moderate-sized species. Body low, not protuberant under anterior dorsal-fin base. Lateral line sloping moderately downward above pectoral fin. Mouth small, maxilla not reaching posterior margin of eye (almost reaching in some specimens). Small embedded scales in front of pectoral fin base.
habitats Inhabits marine demersal environment; maximum size is 13 cm SL. Other ecological behaviour is unclear, yet. 
Distribution Northwest Pacific: Chiba Prefecture, Taiwan, Japan to Pusan, South Korea. 
Utility Not commercial food species, edible, not common in market.