Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Scorpaeniformes  
 Family Scorpaenidae  
 Genus Scorpaena  
  Scorpaena onaria  Jordan & Snyder, 1900 
Provider: Chen, Jeng-Ping 
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Synonyms:Scorpaena neglecta neglecta  details
Citation: 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993)
Character: Dorsal fin with XII spines and 10 soft rays; anal fin with III spines and 5 soft rays. Body reddish; scattered with irregular pale blotches and some black dots; a large black patch at the posterior part of dorsal fin from 7th to 10th spines. Mouth oblique; upper jaw reaching below posterior margin of eye. 
Habitat: Inhabit demersal marine enviornment, nocturnal, feed on small fish and crustacean during night. Other ecological behaviour is unclear yet. 
Distribution: Northwest Pacific: Taiwan, Japan and South Korea. 
Utility: Not commercial food species, edible. 
Name Code: 382873
  IUCN Red List:LC      Marine     
Suggested Link    The Fish Database of Taiwan  FishBase  Discover Life  World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS)  Taiwan Biodiversity Network (TBN) 
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