False Scorpionfish (Centrogenys vaigiensis)

Also known as Pretty-fins, Scorpionfish, Tigerfish

Description

Also known as Pretty-fins, Scorpionfish, Tigerfish.

Found singly or in family groups over rock and rubble bottoms of shallow estuaries and coastal reefs.
They feed during the day on crustaceans and small fish.
Length - 15cm
Depth - 2-10m
Widespread Indo-West Pacific

These fish resemble scorpionfish probably to deter predators and do not have stinging spines. Ref: https://www.fishbase.se/summary/Centrogenys-vaigiensis.html

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