Scorpaena cardinalis (TBC)

3 images

Unidentified at Merimbula, NSW - 27 Mar 2017
Unidentified at Merimbula, NSW - 27 Mar 2017
Unidentified at Merimbula, NSW - 27 Mar 2017
Unidentified at Merimbula, NSW - 27 Mar 2017
Unidentified at Merimbula, NSW - 27 Mar 2017

Identification history

Reef fish Scorpaena cardinalis 29 Mar 2017 libbyhSignificant Sighting - libbyh has made a recognised, significant sighting!Bulk Reporter - libbyh has reported over 100 sightings! Suggested
Reef fish Crinodus lophodon 29 Mar 2017 libbyhSignificant Sighting - libbyh has made a recognised, significant sighting!Bulk Reporter - libbyh has reported over 100 sightings! Suggested

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Sighting information

  • Unidentified Scientific name
  • Unidentified Common name
  • Merimbula, NSW Location
  • 1 Abundance
  • libbyh Recorded by
  • 27 Mar 2017 Recorded on
  • Website Reported via
  • Notes:
    Or it might be S. papillosa. Thanks for the ID Michael. I thought at first this had strange milky eyes, but on one photo I got it with its eyes fully opened, so I could see the other images are just with its eyelids closed. Amazing how its colour is so similar to the encrusting algae just under the Wharf.

Sensitivity key

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Conservation key

  • Very Rare / Threatened
  • Rare Native
  • Local Native
  • Non-local Native
  • Exotic
  • Noxious Pest
  • Locally Extinct
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