Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Scorpaeniformes  
 Family Scorpaenidae  
 Genus Parascorpaena  
  Parascorpaena picta  (Cuvier, 1829) 
Provider: Chen, Jeng-Ping 
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Synonyms:Prascorpaena picta  details
Citation: 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993)
Character: Dorsal fin with XII spines and 9 soft rays; anal fin with III spines and 4-5 soft rays; pectoral fin with 15-17 soft rays. Suborbital with two spines; first spine under postorbital, second postorbital. 
Habitat: Inhabits reef-associated marine environment; littoral rocky bottom, and in protected bays on silty substrates among debris. 
Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: Taiwan, Shark Bay, Australia northward. 
Utility: Not commercial food species. 
Name Code: 382857
  IUCN Red List:LC      Marine     
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