False Kelpfish (Sebastiscus marmoratus)

Also known as Dusky Stingfish, Japanese Stingfish, Marbled Rockfish, Ocean Perch, Rock Perch, Sea Perch, Sea Ruffe, Stingfish

Description

Also known as Dusky Stingfish, Japanese Stingfish, Marbled Rockfish, Ocean Perch, Rock Perch, Sea Perch, Sea Ruffe, Stingfish.

Found close to shore on rocky bottoms of lagoons and seaward reefs.
They feed on crustaceans and fish.
Length - 36cm
Depth - 0-50m
Widespread Western Pacific

These fish are related to Scorpionfish, they have venomous glands in their pelvic, dorsal and Anal Fins. Ref: https://www.fishbase.se/summary/4597

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