Image: Yellowfin Scorpionfish at Shiprock

Yellowfin Scorpionfish at Shiprock

A Yellowfin Scorpionfish, Scorpaenopsis neglecta, at a depth of 6 m, Shiprock Aquatic Reserve, Port Hacking, Sydney, New South Wales, 26 May 2013.

Photographer:
Gary Dunnett
Rights:
© Gary Dunnett

Notes

Thank you to Professor Hiroyuki Motomura for identifying the fish.  He stated "I think that it is the southernmost record of the species."

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Tags Yellowfin Scorpionfish, Scorpaenopsis neglecta, Scorpaenidae, fishes, ichthyology, white, brown, red, hairy, marine, 10 cm - 30 cm,