Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Scorpaeniformes  
 Family Scorpaenidae  
 Genus Ocosia  
  Ocosia spinosa  Chen, 1981 
Provider: Chen, Jeng-Ping 
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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 XVI spines and 8 soft rays; anal fin with III spines and 5-6 soft rays. Spines present on the lateral surface of the lachrymal and on the lateral surface of the first suborbital bone. 
Habitat: Inhabit demersal marine environment; depth range - 288 m. 
Distribution: Western Pacific: Taiwan. 
Utility: Not commercial food species. 
Name Code: 382853
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