Scientific Name
Scorpaena onaria  
Scorpaena onaria後頜鮋
by: Kuo-Chang Wen
Author Jordan & Snyder, 1900 Depth 100 - 250M
Chinese 後頜鮋 Poisonous Fish Yes 
Family_Chinese 鮋科 Economic Fish No 
Family F304 Scorpaenidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 後頜鮋 
Max Length 30 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 斑點鮋、石狗公、石頭魚、沙薑虎(澎湖)、臭頭格子(澎湖) 
Distribution in World   Distribution in Taiwan South 
Habitats   Holotype Locality Misaki, Japan 
Synonyms Scorpaena neglecta neglecta   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993)  Jordan, D. S. etc. 1900 Masuda, H., K. Amaoka, C. Araga, T. Uyeno, etc. 1984 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Hiroyuki Motomura 2005 Motomura, H., C. D. Paulin etc. 2005 
Specimen List ASIZP0056235. ASIZP0060378. ASIZP0061355. ASIZP0065474. ASIZP0078302. ASIZP0807188. ASIZP0917188. FRIP21028. FRIP21614. NMMBP02548. NTUM07681. NTUM08412. NTUM08413. NTUM08628. SU49446.  
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Common Name Western scorpionfish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal fin with XII spines and 10 soft rays; anal fin with III spines and 5 soft rays. Body reddish; scattered with irregular pale blotches and some black dots; a large black patch at the posterior part of dorsal fin from 7th to 10th spines. Mouth oblique; upper jaw reaching below posterior margin of eye.
habitats Inhabit demersal marine enviornment, nocturnal, feed on small fish and crustacean during night. Other ecological behaviour is unclear yet. 
Distribution Northwest Pacific: Taiwan, Japan and South Korea. 
Utility Not commercial food species, edible.