Scorpaenodes tredecimspinosus (Metzelaar, 1919)
Deepreef scorpionfish
photo by Carvalho Filho, A.

 Family:  Scorpaenidae (Scorpionfishes or rockfishes), subfamily: Scorpaeninae
 Max. size:  6.5 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  reef-associated
 Distribution:  Western Atlantic: North Carolina, USA and the Bahamas to São Paulo, Brazil (Ref. 57756).
 Diagnosis:   
 Biology:  Occurs mostly on deep coral reefs and steep, coral-covered slopes.
 IUCN Red List Status:   (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   
 

 Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 01.05.91
 Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 18.07.13
 Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 29.08.94

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