Scientific Name
Scorpaenodes crossotus
Scorpaenodes crossotus皮鬚繸鮋
by: ©Hin-Kiu Mok
Author Jordan & Starks, 1904 Depth 120 - 130M
Chinese 皮鬚繸鮋 Poisonous Fish Yes 
Family_Chinese 鮋科 Economic Fish No 
Family F304 Scorpaenidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 皮鬚繸鮋 
Max Length 8.4 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 皮鬚小鮋、皮鬚鮋、石狗公、石頭魚 
Distribution in World North West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan South West 
Habitats Benthos、Coastal、Coral&Sand  Holotype Locality Off Ose Point, Suruga Bay, Japan, Albatross station 3720, depth 63 fathoms 
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993)  Jordan, D. S. etc. 1904 Masuda, H., K. Amaoka, C. Araga, T. Uyeno, etc. 1984 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 
Specimen List ASIZP0063682. ASIZP0070569. CAS47297. NMMBP00692. NMMBP05289. NTUM03477. NTUM06703. NTUM06716. NTUM06996. SIO80-212. SIO80-238.  
Common Name Stonefish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal fin with XIII spines and 11 soft rays; anal fin with III spines and 5 soft rays. Palatine with teeth. Numerous dermal filaments on head and lateral line. Head, infraorbital bones, and preopercular spines large. Body color brown, plae ventrally. All fins yellow, spinous doral fin with brown spots.
habitats Inhabits demersal marine environment; other ecological behaviour is not clear yet. 
Distribution Northwest Pacific: Japan and Taiwan. Taiwan distribution is unclear yet. 
Utility Not commercial food species, edible.