Common name of Scorpaenodes albaiensis
 
Common name Splitfin scorpionfish
Language English
Type Vernacular
Official trade name No
Rank 2 - (Preferred common name (unique))
Country Papua New Guinea
Locality
Ref. Kailola, P.J., 1987
Life stage juveniles and adults
Sex females and males
Core non-fish animal
1st modifier morphology
2nd modifier
Remarks Scorpionfishes get their name as many have venomous spines which can inflict very painful wounds (Ref. 5288).
 
Entered by Cruz, Tess
Modified by Sampang-Reyes, Arlene G.
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