Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Scorpaeniformes  
 Family Scorpaenidae  
 Genus Parascorpaena  
  Parascorpaena mcadamsi  (Fowler, 1938) 
Provider: Chen, Jeng-Ping 
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Synonyms:Parascorpaena macadamsiParascorpaena mcdamsiScorpaena mcadamsiScorpaena moultoni  details
Citation: 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993)
Character: Dorsal fin with XII spines and 8-9 soft rays; anal fin with III spines and 5 soft rays. Large males with a large black spot at rear of spinous dorsal fin; females and juveniles with no spot or a faint one. 
Habitat: Inhabit reef-associated marine environment. Secretive in reefs during the day and usually seen only at night. 
Distribution: Indo-Pacific: East Africa to the Ducie Islands, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to Rapa; Belau(Palau) and Marshall Islands in Micronesia. 
Utility: Not commercial food species. 
Name Code: 382855
  IUCN Red List:LC      Marine     
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