Scientific Name
Setarches longimanus  
Setarches longimanus長臂囊頭鮋
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Alcock, 1894) Depth 200 - 700M
Chinese 長臂囊頭鮋 Poisonous Fish Yes 
Family_Chinese 鮋科 Economic Fish No 
Family F304 Scorpaenidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 長臂囊頭鮋 
Max Length 18 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 囊頭鮋、赤鮋、石狗公、石頭魚 
Distribution in World   Distribution in Taiwan North 
Habitats Benthos  Holotype Locality Andaman Sea Investigator station 115, depth 344-402 meters 
Synonyms Lioscorpius longiceps, Lioscorpius longiceps longimanus, Lythrichthys eulabes, Scorpaenella cypho, Setarches guentheri longiceps, Starches longimanus   
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 ASIZP0057372. ASIZP0058368. ASIZP0058369. ASIZP0058632. ASIZP0058865. ASIZP0059737. ASIZP0061014. ASIZP0061037. ASIZP0061056. ASIZP0061087. ASIZP0061141. ASIZP0061159. ASIZP0061181. ASIZP0061201. ASIZP0061458. ASIZP0061500. ASIZP0061597. ASIZP0061670. ASIZP0061675. ASIZP0061749. ASIZP0062401. ASIZP0062402. ASIZP0063111. ASIZP0064140. ASIZP0064273. ASIZP0064712. ASIZP0064740. ASIZP0064824. ASIZP0064834. ASIZP0066746. ASIZP0066882. ASIZP0067837. ASIZP0067940. ASIZP0067942. ASIZP0068327. ASIZP0070445. ASIZP0073811. ...List all 106 records... 
Barcode2008-03-25,Kui-Ching Hsu,CO1,100% 2012-01-02,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2011-07-30,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2011-07-30,柯慧玲,CO1,100%
Common Name Stonefish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal fin with XI-XIII spines and 9-11 soft rays; anal fin with III spines and 5-7 soft rays; pectoral fin with 20-23 soft rays; lateral line scales 22-28; gill rakers 6+11-13; vertebras 10+14. Resembles S. guentheri, but differs in having the 3nd preopercular spine much shorter than 1st or 3rd, or absent. Interorbital wodth broad, 8-12% of SL. Body bright-crimson-red.
habitats Inhabits bathydemersal marine environment, depth 180-704m. Caught by trawl net. Attains 18cm SL. Dorsal spines with poison galnd in flicts painful wounds. 
Distribution Indo-West Pacific: Indian Ocean east to Fukushima Prefecture, Taiwan, Japan, south to Australia. Also reported from the Arafura Sea.