Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Scorpaeniformes  
 Family Scorpaenidae  
 Genus Neomerinthe  
  Neomerinthe megalepis  (Fowler, 1938) 
Provider: Chen, Jeng-Ping 
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Synonyms:Scorpaena megalepis  details
臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993)
The Live Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific, Vol.4(FAO,1999)
Chen, L. C. (1981) Scorpaenid fishes of Taiwan. Q. J. Taiwan Mus. (Taipei) v. 34 (nos. 1/2): 1-60
Character: Dorsal fin with XII spines and 9 soft rays; anal fin with III spines and 5 soft rays; pectoral fin with 18-20(19). This species have the same number of suborbital ridge and anterior opercular spine with Neomerinthe procurva; the distance of spines of preopercular spines longer than other two species. 
Habitat: Inhabit demersal marine environment; maximum size 9.4 cm SL. Other biology imformation is unclear yet. 
Distribution: Western Pacific: Indonesia, Taiwan and Philippines. 
Utility: Not commercial food species. 
Name Code: 382848
  IUCN Red List:LC      Marine     
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