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Scorpionfish (SCORPAENA PORCUS)

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SCORPIONFISH / SCORPAENA PORCUS
6 12 1.14 2.8 Europa Point Gibraltar 040695 A. Cano
8 16 1.05 2.5 South Mole Gibraltar 200604 E. Couper
SH SH 1.05 2.5 South Mole Gibraltar 200604 E. Couper
AT AT 1.14 2.8 Europa Point Gibraltar 040695 A. Cano
Small solitary species of little angling importance, found throughout Eastern Atlantic as far north as the British Isles, also Mediterranean and Black Sea. Feeds on a variety of small life forms, usually frequenting broken, rocky ground.

Colouration reddish brown, lighter ventrally with distinctive spots on fins.

Image by Hernandez-Gonzalez, C.L.

 
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