Common name of Scorpaenodes insularis
 
Common name Red scorpionfish
Language English
Type Vernacular
Official trade name No
Rank 2 - (Preferred common name (unique))
Country Saint Helena Island
Locality
Ref. Edwards, A., 1990
Life stage juveniles and adults
Sex females and males
Core morphology
1st modifier color pattern(s)
2nd modifier
Remarks Scorpionfishes get their name as many have venomous spines which can inflict very painful wounds (Ref. 5288).
 
Entered by Sta. Iglesia, Drina
Modified by Sampang-Reyes, Arlene G.
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