Gallery description : scorpion fish

Scorpion Fish which methodical name is scorpaenidae has a size 14cm - 45cm (6in - 18in). The life span is 10 - 15 years. Scorpion Fish inhabits tropical reefs and rocky crevices. It has a scales skin type. The diet is omnivore.

Facts about scorpion fishs
NameScorpion Fish
Water TypeSalt
Size (L)14cm - 45cm (6in - 18in)
Scientific NameScorpaenidae
Skin TypeScales
Life Span10 - 15 years
ColourBrown, black, yellow, white, red, orange
Main PreyFish, crabs, snails
Distinctive FeaturesVenomous sting and camouflaged body
HabitatTropical reefs and rocky crevices
OriginIndian and pacific oceans
PredatorsLarge fish, humans, sea lions
Optimum pH Level8.1 - 8.4
Average Clutch Size6,000
Conservation StatusLeast concern
Image Details
Description Scorpion fish. Scorpionfish, Stonefish and Lionfish
Width 1520 pixels
Heigh 899 pixels
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