Parascorpaena is a genus of scorpionfishes native to the Indian Ocean and the western Pacific Ocean.

Parascorpaena
Scorpaena Stokesii (Discoveries in Australia).jpg
P. picta from John Lort Stokes' 1846 Discoveries in Australia
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Parascorpaena

Bleeker, 1876

SpeciesEdit

There are currently six recognized species in this genus:[1]

 
A McAdam's scorpionfish (Parascorpaena mcadamsi).

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2012). Species of Parascorpaena in FishBase. December 2012 version.