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      Blotchfin Scorpionfish

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      Registered: July 2003
      Location: Sumner
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      Scientific Name: Scorpaenodes varipinnis
      Max. size: 13.0 cm TL (male/unsexed)
      Environment: reef-associated; marine; depth range 0 - 200 m
      Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: East Africa to Micronesia, north to Taiwan, south to Australia.
      Morphology: Dorsal spines (total): 13; Dorsal soft rays (total): 8; Anal spines: 3; Anal soft rays: 5. Pored lateral scale counts from.
      Biology: Found in various reef habitats in shallow coastal lagoons to moderate depths on outer reefs; in sponges and coralline areas.
      Aquarium Care: Venomous. Provide plenty of hiding places and live food in order for the Blotchfin Scorpionfish to acclimate to tank life. It will spend quite a bit of time hidden, behind rocks or other decor. Will readily eat live grass shrimp and feeder fish, but shouldn't be housed with more aggressive carnivores (may not get enough to eat).
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