Long-Spined Waspfish, Sailfin Waspfish, Wispy Waspfish, Whiteface Waspfish, Whiteface Roguefish.
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Also known as Long-Spined Waspfish, Sailfin Waspfish, Wispy Waspfish, Whiteface Waspfish and Whiteface Roguefish.
Found singly in silty conditions, on coral reefs and in sheltered estuaries and bays usually on the bottom.
They feed nocturnally on smaller fish and invertebrates.
Length - 18cm
Depth - 1-20m
Waspfish can be distinguished from the Leaf Fish that belongs to the Scorpionfish family, by the Dorsal Fins that begin above or in the front of the eyes.
Most species sway back and forth to mimic debris as they wait for their victims to venture close.
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