Also known as Bullhead, Muddler, Puff-belly, Scratch-belly, Sculpin, Web Sculpin, Whip Sculphin, Whippy, Wip.
Found over hard substrate and rocky bottoms of coral and rocky reefs.
They feed voraciously on crustaceans, fish, benthic invertebrates, molluscs and sea urchins.
They vary in colour.
Length - 60cm
Depth - 2-180m
Widespread Northwest Atlantic
These fish are part of the Scorpionfish family, living on the bottom of the ocean. When removed form the water their stomach inflates, and because of this, when returned they are unable to submerge back into the water. Ref: https://www.fishbase.se/summary/4097