Scientific Name
Sebastapistes strongia  
Sebastapistes strongia眉鬚鱗頭鮋
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Cuvier, 1829) Depth 0 - 18M
Chinese 眉鬚鱗頭鮋 Poisonous Fish Yes 
Family_Chinese 鮋科 Economic Fish No 
Family F304 Scorpaenidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 眉鬚鱗頭鮋 
Max Length 6 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 石狗公、石頭魚 
Distribution in World   Distribution in Taiwan South、ShaoLiuChew、LanI Is.、Greeb IS.、Tung Sa IS. 
Habitats   Holotype Locality Île Oualan ou Strong, à l'est des Carolines [Kosrae, Caroline Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, western Pacific] 
Synonyms Kantapus oglinus, Phenacoscorpius nebulosus, Scorpaena oglinus, Scorpaena strongia, Scorpaena tristis, Sebastapistes bynoensis, Sebastapistes oglinus, Sebastapistes tristis   
Specimen List ASIZP0059773. ASIZP0060547. ASIZP0060825. ASIZP0063427. ASIZP0063452. ASIZP0063567. ASIZP0063568. ASIZP0063614. ASIZP0063621. ASIZP0064885. ASIZP0066369. ASIZP0070572. ASIZP0072994. ASIZP0072995. ASIZP0073709. ASIZP0076044. ASIZP0800254. ASIZP0900113. ASIZP0910254. ASIZP0916421. BPBMI29324. CAS75359. FRIP01007. FRIP03086. NMMBP02127. NMMBP02282. NMMBP02492. NMMBP03346. NMMBP08511. NMMBP08584. NMMBP08765. NMMSTP00206. NMNSF00412. NMNSF00999. NTMP0479. NTOU-AE6197. USNM00361034. ...List all 38 records... 
Common Name Barchin 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; pectoral fin with 14-17 soft rays; pelvic fin with I spine and 5 soft rays. Palatine teeth present; occiput convex; upper pectoral fin rays branched; lachlymal with 2 spines, posterior spine retrorse; supraorbital tentacles present. Two lachrymal spines.
habitats Inhabits reef-associated marine environment, depth -18m. Common in areas with mixed sand and rubble in reef flats, shallow lagoons and channels. A nocturnal species, feeds on small fish and crustacean. Small species, maximum size is 6cm TL. 
Distribution Indo-Pacific: Red Sea and East Africa to the Society Islands, north to Taiwan, south to Queensland, Australia; Caroline and Mariana islands in Micronesia. 
Utility Not commercial food species, edible.