Scorpionfish larva - 12.0 mm TL.

Speckled Scorpionfish Larval Rearing

Scorpionfishes (family Scorpaenidae) are cryptic, carnivorous, small to medium-sized, bottom fishes, comprising 45 genera and over 380 species. They are widespread in tropical and temperate seas but mostly found in the Indo-Pacific. Named for their poisonous fin spines, the family…