Black Scorpionfish

Scorpaena porcus

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Black Scorpionfish (Scorpaena porcus) is a venomous Scorpionfish, common in marine subtropical waters. It is widespread in the Eastern Atlantic from British Isles to the Azores and Canary Islands, near the coasts of Morocco, in the Mediterranean Sea and the Black Sea.

Also known as the Great Scorpionfish or the Brown Rockfish.

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  2. (c) Philippe Guillaume, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND),
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