Lesser Red Scorpionfish (Scorpaena Notata)

Latin name: Scorpaena notata
Common name: Lesser red scorpionfish
Other names: Little red scorpionfish
In other languages: E: Rascacio escorpia³n, D: Kleiner Roter Drachenkopf
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Scorpaeniformes
Family: Scorpaenidae
Genus: Scorpaena

Habitat: Meadows, muddy and rocky grounds and on shells, down to 150 metres and deeper.

Diet: Crustaceans.

Colour: Reddish with brown or yellow mottling; prominent black spots on spineous dorsal fin.