Leaf Scorpionfish (Taenianotus triacanthus) - Marine Life - Liveaboard Diving

Leaf Scorpionfish

Leaf Scorpionfish (Taenianotus triacanthus) is found in the Indo-Pacific, Red Sea and Galapagos Islands, region but is hard to find due to its excellent camouflage. Its behaviour and appearance are very similar to Frogfishes 

Leaf Scorpionfish (Taenianotus triacanthus) Indonesia
Leaf Scorpionfish (Taenianotus triacanthus)
Leaf Scorpionfish (Taenianotus triacanthus) waiting for prey
Leaf Scorpionfish (Taenianotus triacanthus) Lembeh, Indonesia.
Leaf Scorpionfish (Taenianotus triacanthus) at Raja Ampat, Indonesia
Leaf Scorpionfish (Taenianotus triacanthus)
Leaf Scorpionfish Taenianotus triacanthus
Scientific Rank
Chordata (Chordates)
Order: Scorpaeniformes (Scorpionfish & Lionfish)
Family: Scorpaenidae (Scorpaenidae)
Genus: Taenianotus (Taenianotus)
Species: Taenianotus triacanthus
Average Size: 10 centimetres

No Troubles Just Bubbles' divers who recently saw Leaf Scorpionfish

Spotted in: Indonesia Indonesia
Diving from boat: Komodo Sea Dragon
Trip destinations: Komodo
When: May 2023
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Spotted in: Thailand Thailand
Diving from boat: Lapat
Trip destinations: Koh Bon, Richelieu Rock, Surin Islands
When: Dec 2022

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