Scorpionfish/Sculpins

Poss’s Scorpionfish

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IMG_3076Poss’s Scorpionfish
Madagascar (Rosario Reef) – 12/30/2017

Mushroom Scorpionfish

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West Palm Beach, Florida (Blue Heron Bridge) – 9/1/2018

Leaf Scorpionfish

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Leaf Scorpionfish
Madagascar (Chameau Reef) – 12/28/2017

Red Irish Lord

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IMG_9340Red Irish Lord
Catalina, California (Crane Base) – 5/28/2017

This was a difficult ID because Red Irish Lords are rare in this location.  This might be a California Scorpionfish, but we ID-ed it as a Red Irish Lord because of the distinctive bars and the notch in the fins.

California Scorpionfish

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California Scorpionfish
Catalina, California (Crane Base) – 5/28/2017

Papuan Scorpionfish

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Papuan Scorpionfish
Raja Ampat, Indonesia (Yenbuba Jetty) – 4/13/2014

Tassled Scorpionfish

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Tassled Scorpionfish
Raja Ampat, Indonesia (Cape Kri) – 4/7/2014