Scientific Name
Scorpaenopsis neglecta  
Scorpaenopsis neglecta魔擬鮋
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Heckel, 1837 Depth - M
Chinese 魔擬鮋 Poisonous Fish Yes 
Family_Chinese 鮋科 Economic Fish No 
Family F304 Scorpaenidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 魔擬鮋 
Max Length 19 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 斑鰭石狗公、石獅子、虎魚、石崇、石狗公、沙薑虎、石降、過溝仔、臭頭格仔、石頭魚、硓[石古]魚(澎湖) 
Distribution in World   Distribution in Taiwan West、South、North、ShaoLiuChew 
Habitats   Holotype Locality Sea of East Indies 
Synonyms Scorpaenopsis diabolis, Scorpaenopsis gibbosa   
Reference   Masuda, H., K. Amaoka, C. Araga, T. Uyeno, etc. 1984 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 
Specimen List ASIZP0057733. ASIZP0057738. ASIZP0060343. ASIZP0061873. ASIZP0061881. ASIZP0063246. ASIZP0064291. ASIZP0080046. ASIZP0080047. ASIZP0080837. ASIZP0807380. ASIZP0807381. ASIZP0807573. ASIZP0807594. ASIZP0900257. ASIZP0900265. ASIZP0917380. ASIZP0917381. ASIZP0917573. CAS15209. NMMBP03313. NMMBP04448. NMMBP04643. NMMBP04644. NMMBP04645. NMMBP04646. NMMBP04716. NMMBP04717. NMMBP04718. NMNSF00897. NTMP0461. NTUM03856. NTUM07659. NTUM08402. NTUM08403. SIO80-219b. SIO80-234b. ...List all 38 records... 
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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 soft rays; pectoral fin 16-18. This species is similar with Scorpaenopsis gibbosa. The significant charactor different between them is the stripe inside the pectoral fin. Supraorbital ridge serrate. Pterotic, lower posttemporal, and second suborbital spines replaced by serrate ridges. Nuchal spine with 1 or 2 supplemental spines. Anterior ridge of lacrimal serrate. Orbit diameter 1.70-1.95 in snout length.
habitats Inhabits demersal marine environment, found on the continental shelf. Maximum size is 19cm SL. 
Distribution Indo-West Pacific. Taiwan: north, west, south. 
Utility Not commercial food species around the world, but some place use it as food fish.