Scorpaena izensis Jordan & Starks, 1904
Izu scorpionfish
Scorpaena izensis
photo by CSIRO

 Family:  Scorpaenidae (Scorpionfishes or rockfishes), subfamily: Scorpaeninae
 Max. size:  44.5 cm TL (male/unsexed); max.weight: 1,500.0 g
 Environment:  demersal; depth range 80 - 200 m
 Distribution:  Indo-West Pacific.
 Diagnosis:   
 Biology:  Found on the continental shelf; in sandy mud bottom (Ref. 11230). Benthic (Ref. 75154).
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  venomous
 Country info:   
 

 Entered by: Luna, Susan M. - 16.12.94
 Modified by: OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen - 10.11.08

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