Scorpaenopsis ramaraoi   Randall & Eschmeyer,  2001 (Fish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Scorpaeniformes
Family:Scorpaenidae

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Description
Max length: 16.5 cm SL (male/unsexed)

Distinct median interorbital ridge. No extra spine anterior to each tympanic spine; occipital pit shallow, not quadrangular. Ridge above anterior lacrimal spine with a pointed tip. Upper opercular spine single, narrow and without a median ridge. Space between opercular spines without ridges. Supraocular tentacle well-developed. Longitudinal scale series 45-49. Dorsal spines (total): 12; Dorsal soft rays (total): 9-9; Anal spines: 3; Anal soft rays: 5.


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Ecology
Habitat:  Demersal

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Literature Source(s)
  • Randall, JE and Eschmeyer, WN (2001) Revision of the Indo-Pacific scorpionfish genus Scorpaenopsis, with descriptions of eight new species IndoPacific Fishes 34 Available at - ZOOR13800037678
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Froese, R and Pauly, D (2000) Fishbase 2000: Concepts, design and data sources ICLARM 344 pp Available at - http://www.fishbase.org

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