Brachypterois serrulifer Fowler, 1938
Sawmaxilla scorpionfish
Brachypterois serrulifer
photo by Naranji, M.K. & S. Kandula

Family:  Scorpaenidae (Scorpionfishes or rockfishes), subfamily: Pteroinae
Max. size:  15.5 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  pelagic-neritic; marine; depth range 6 - 82 m
Distribution:  Indo-West Pacific: Madagascar, Red Sea and Persian Gulf, east to the Timor Sea and the Philippines, South and East China seas, and north to Tosa Bay, Kochi, southern Japan.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 18 June 2017 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 25.01.16

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