False scorpionfish

The False scorpionfish lives in the benthopelagic, non-migratory, brackish, marine environment.

False Scorpionfish - Centrogenys vaigiensis - Sand Pipe GC Seaway ID: 4748 Common Name: False Scorpionfish Scientific Name: Centrogenys vaigiensis Kingdom: Animalia - More

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False Scorpionfish;Centrogenys vaigiensis Last update: 31-12-69 Submitted by Administrator Max. size: 25.0 cm TL (male/unsexed; Ref. More

The False scorpionfish is actually from the grouper family. Sentosa, Jul 05 - Family Scorpaenidae recorded for Singapore from Wee Y.C. and Peter K. L. Ng. 1994. A First Look at Biodiversity in Singapore. More

scorpionfishes, the false scorpionfish has prickly dorsal spines that can poke inquisitive fingers. But false scorpionfishes lack true venom glands and simply cause wounds. Unlike scorpionfishes, the false scorpionfish does not have spines on its head. More

Common names

False scorpionfish in English
Lapu-lapu in Tagalog
Onihata in Japanese (日本語)
Pretty-fins in English
Suangi in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
棘鱗鮨鱸 in Mandarin Chinese
棘鳞鮨鲈 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Centrogenyidae
Genus : Centrogenys
Species : Centrogenys vaigiensis
Authority : Quoy & Gaimard, 1824