Mozambique Scorpionfish, Parascorpaena mossambica
Scientific name: Parascorpaena mossambica
A Mozambique Scorpionfish photographed in an aquarium. The fish was caught at low tide under rock in a pool on the southern reef flat, Lord Howe Island, 2 March 2006.
Thank you to Dr Hiroyuki Motomura, Kagoshima University Museum, Kagoshima, Japan, for identifying the fish.