Scorpaena ascensionis Eschmeyer, 1971
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Family:  Scorpaenidae (Scorpionfishes or rockfishes), subfamily: Scorpaeninae
Max. size:  3.75 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; depth range 16 - 27 m
Distribution:  Southeast Atlantic: Known only from Ascension from the types.
Biology:  Probably does not exceed 5.0 cm TL (Ref. 4510).
IUCN Red List Status: Endangered (EN); Date assessed: 14 July 2014 (B2ab(iii)) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 29.03.96

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