Scorpaena sumptuosa Castelnau, 1875
Western red scorpionfish
photo by Good, P.

 Family:  Scorpaenidae (Scorpionfishes or rockfishes), subfamily: Scorpaeninae
 Max. size:  40 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  reef-associated
 Distribution:  Eastern Indian Ocean: endemic to southwestern Australia.
 Diagnosis:   
 Biology:  Found inshore on reef areas (Ref. 7300). Benthic (Ref. 75154).
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   
 

 Entered by: Luna, Susan M. - 26.04.99
 Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 18.07.13

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