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Setarches longimanus (Alcock, 1894)
Red Scorpionfish; Red Smooth Scorpionfish; Lioscorpius longiceps longimanus Alcock, 1894

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Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Scorpaeniformes  
 Family Scorpaenidae  
 Genus Setarches  
  Setarches longimanus    (Alcock, 1894) 
Provider: Chen, Jeng-Ping 
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Synonyms: Lioscorpius longiceps Lioscorpius longiceps longimanus Lythrichthys eulabes Scorpaenella cypho Setarches guentheri longiceps Starches longimanus   details
Citation: 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993)
Character: Dorsal fin with XI-XIII spines and 9-11 soft rays; anal fin with III spines and 5-7 soft rays; pectoral fin with 20-23 soft rays; lateral line scales 22-28; gill rakers 6+11-13; vertebras 10+14. Resembles S. guentheri , but differs in having the 3nd preopercular spine much shorter than 1st or 3rd, or absent. Interorbital wodth broad, 8-12% of SL. Body bright-crimson-red. 
Habitat: Inhabits bathydemersal marine environment, depth 180-704m. Caught by trawl net. Attains 18cm SL. Dorsal spines with poison galnd in flicts painful wounds. 
Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: Indian Ocean east to Fukushima Prefecture, Taiwan, Japan, south to Australia. Also reported from the Arafura Sea. 
Name Code: 382893
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