Pontinus furcirhinus

Alternate names: red scorpionfish

Author: Garman, 1899


Size: to 32.4 cm

Geographic Information

Published depth range: 46 - 390 m

Ocean range (global): Central Baja, Gulf of California and south to Galapagos Islands.

Habitat description: Benthic.

Additional Information


Encyclopedia of Life

Tree of Life

World Register of Marine Species

National Center for Biotechnology Information

Butler, J.L., M.S. Love, and T. Laidig (2012). A guide to the rockfishes, thornyheads, and scorpionfishes of the Northeast Pacific. University of California Press, Berkeley, CA. 185 pp.

Citation: Pontinus furcirhinus (Garman, 1899) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/mbari.org/dsg/view/concept/Pontinus%20furcirhinus. Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2021-03-06.
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