Also known as Deepsea Scorpionfish, Spiny Rockfish, Spiny Scorpionfish.
Found over mud and sandy bottoms, of the continental shelf and slope. Usually caught by trawlers fishing for shrimp.
They feed on crustaceans, fish, and zooplankton.
Length - 50cm
Depth - 130-1100m
Widespread Western Atlantic
These fish are related to Scorpionfish, they have venomous glands in their pelvic, dorsal and Anal Fins. Ref: https://www.fishbase.se/summary/4011