Scorpionfish or maybe a toadfish


Saw this little guy on two days .. Cruz Bay, St. John, in 4' of water.. I could only get this top down photo. First I thought it might be a toadfish, but now that I am home it looked more like a Spotted Scorpionfish... 4 to 5 inches long.


Thanks ..  jay


Hi Jay,

Your second guess is correct. This has all the markings of a Spotted scorpionfish, Scorpaena plumieri.


Thanks..   ..jay




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