Scientific Name
Sebastiscus marmoratus  
Sebastiscus marmoratus石狗公
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Cuvier, 1829) Depth 0 - 40M
Chinese 石狗公 Poisonous Fish Yes 
Family_Chinese 鮋科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F304 Scorpaenidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 褐菖鮋 
Max Length 30 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 石狗公、石頭魚、獅甕(澎湖)、紅鱠仔 
Distribution in World   Distribution in Taiwan East、West、South、North、North East、PonFu、ShaoLiuChew、LanI Is.、Greeb IS. 
Habitats Coral  Holotype Locality Japan 
Synonyms Sebastes marmoratus, Sebasticus marmoratus   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993)  Masuda, H., K. Amaoka, C. Araga, T. Uyeno, etc. 1984 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 
Specimen List ASIZP0054715. ASIZP0057748. ASIZP0057749. ASIZP0057750. ASIZP0058834. ASIZP0059658. ASIZP0059736. ASIZP0060973. ASIZP0062520. ASIZP0067309. ASIZP0067495. ASIZP0067525. ASIZP0070498. ASIZP0072998. ASIZP0076040. ASIZP0076465. ASIZP0076505. ASIZP0076513. ASIZP0076521. ASIZP0076538. ASIZP0076626. ASIZP0076630. ASIZP0076631. ASIZP0077035. ASIZP0077065. ASIZP0077087. ASIZP0077116. ASIZP0077117. ASIZP0077152. ASIZP0077153. ASIZP0077187. ASIZP0077188. ASIZP0077214. ASIZP0077282. ASIZP0077283. ASIZP0077284. ASIZP0077339. ...List all 90 records... 
Barcode2012-01-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100%
Common Name Rockfish; Scorpionfish; Filefish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal fin with XII spines and 10-12 soft rays; anal fin with III spines and 5 soft rays; pectoral fin with 17-19(18); lateral line scales 49-54. Body compressed, pectoral fin rays usually 18, pectoral fin shaped in pentagon. Caudal fin truncated. No spinule on upper margin of 2nd infraorbial bone. Body abdomen yellowish. Body color varies in relation with deoth of habitat, deeper ones suffused with red.
habitats Inhabits marine demersal marine environment, usually shallow rocky reef. Ovoviviparous fish, spwaning from winter to spring. Urogenital papilla present in matured male. Caught by sport angling on rocky shores. 
Distribution Western Pacific: southern Hokkaido, Japan, Taiwan to the Philippines. 
Utility Commercial food species, palatable. Also sport fish.