Scorpaenopsis longispina Randall & Eschmeyer, 2001
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 Family:  Scorpaenidae (Scorpionfishes or rockfishes), subfamily: Scorpaeninae
 Max. size:  9.2 cm SL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  demersal; depth range 6 - 27 m
 Distribution:  Western Indian Ocean: Mauritius to Kwazulu-Natal (South Africa); including most probably RĂ©union and Madagascar.
 Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 12-12; Dorsal soft rays (total): 9-9; Anal spines: 3-3; Anal soft rays: 5-5; Vertebrae: 24. Second anal spine long (1.55-1.75 in HL). Largest specimen (92 mm SL) (Ref 42181).
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
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 Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 19.06.02

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