Image: Cook’s Scorpionfish, Scorpaena cardinalis
A Cook’s Scorpionfish at a depth of 8 m, Erscotts Blind Passage, Lord Howe Island Marine Park, 9 February 2010.
- Andrew Green
- © Andrew Green
- Common name:
- Cook’s Scorpionfish
- Scientific name:
- Scorpaena cardinalis
Cook’s Scorpionfish occurs in New Zealand and Lord Howe Island. It is not known from the east coast of Australia.
Motomura, H., Struthers, C.D., McGrouther, M.A. & A.L. Stewart. 2011.Validity of Scorpaena jacksoniensis and a redescription of S. cardinalis, a senior synonym of S. cookii (Scorpaeniformes: Scorpaenidae).Ichthyological Research. 58:315–332.