The Red Scorpion Fish (Scorpaena scrofa) is usually around 55cm in length.
Rows of barbles under chin and a lappet above each eye.
Deeper water from 10 to 50m, they live under rock and in caves only coming out to hunt night
They are predators living on crustaceans, mollusks and smaller fish.
Mediterranean, Adriatic and southern European coasts
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