Scorpaenopsis orientalis Randall & Eschmeyer, 2001
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 Family:  Scorpaenidae (Scorpionfishes or rockfishes), subfamily: Scorpaeninae
 Max. size:  27.8 cm SL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  demersal; depth range 8 - 20 m
 Distribution:  Northwest Pacific: Japan.
 Diagnosis:  Vertebrae: 24. About one-half of eye projecting above dorsal profile of head; interorbital space V-shaped and deep, the maximum depth about 2.5 in orbit diameter; third dorsal spine usually longest (2.15-2.5 in head length); first dorsal spine 2.0-2.5 in second spine; snout length 2.8-3.05 in head length (Ref 42181).
 Biology:  Minimum depth from Ref. 58018.
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
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 Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 19.06.02
 Modified by: OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen - 22.07.08

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