WoRMS taxon details

Rhinopias frondosa (Günther, 1892)

218087  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:218087)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Found in rocky or coralline habitats near algae where it camouflages itself, at depths from 13 to 90 m. Hunts prey at night...  
Description Found in rocky or coralline habitats near algae where it camouflages itself, at depths from 13 to 90 m. Hunts prey at night like other species of scorpaenids, feeding on fish and small invertebrates. Venomous spines. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Rhinopias frondosa (Günther, 1892). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=218087 on 2018-12-15
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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context source (HKRMS) Hong Kong marine fish database. <em>AFCD.</em> , available online at http://www.hk-fish.net/eng/database/index.htm [details]   

basis of record Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Found in rocky or coralline habitats near algae where it camouflages itself, at depths from 13 to 90 m. Hunts prey at night like other species of scorpaenids, feeding on fish and small invertebrates. Venomous spines. [details]
 

LanguageName 
English weedy scorpionfish  [details]
Japanese ボロカサゴ  [details]