Scorpaenopsis venosa, Raja Ampat, Indonesia, Photo: Andrew Green
Covered in skin folds and tentacles, dark triangle beneath eye. Well camouflaged with blotches and body colour differing depending on surrounding substrate. Difficult to distinguish from other Scorpaenopsis species in the field. Length to 25cm.
Max Size: 25 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 17.3-31.8°C
Habitat: Coral Reef, Rocky Reef, Soft sediment
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Infrequent (1% of sites)
Occurrence describes how often the species is found on surveys within its distribution.
It is calculated as the % of reef sites surveyed by RLS divers across all the ecoregions in which the species has been observed
Abundance: Solitary (1 per transect)
Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.