Common name of Pontinus leda
 
Common name Speckled deepwater scorpionfish
Language English
Type FAO Old
Official trade name No
Rank 4 - (Less common name)
Country Global
Locality
Ref. FAO-FIES, 2018
Life stage juveniles and adults
Sex females and males
Core non-fish animal
1st modifier habitat/ecology
2nd modifier color pattern(s)
Remarks Scorpionfishes get their name as many have venomous spines which can inflict very painful wounds (Ref. 5288). Name not listed in ASFIS version 2006 (Ref. 56807). Also Ref. 27121.
 
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