Mozambique Scorpionfish, Parascorpaena mossambica Click to enlarge image
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. Image: Geoff Kelly
© Geoff Kelly

Fast Facts

  • Classification
    Species
    mossambica
    Genus
    Parascorpaena
    Family
    Scorpaenidae
Mozambique Scorpionfish, 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. Image: Geoff Kelly
© Geoff Kelly

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.

Notes

Thank you to Dr Hiroyuki Motomura, Kagoshima University Museum, Kagoshima, Japan, for identifying the fish.