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Introduction


They are bottom-dwelling marine fish from the scorpionfish family and are the only species of the genus Pteroidichthys.

They are camouflaged with a variety of outgrowths and have different colours, such as red, yellow, green and brown.

They grow to a maximum length of 12 cm.


Pteroidichthys amboinensis

Ambon scorpionsfish or Godfrey's scorpionfish

Male
Male
Male
Male
Female
Female

Maximum length: 12 cm

Depth: 3 - 50 m +

In pairs on sand.

Horn-like over-eye filaments and moustache, branched in males.

Photos 1 - 2 Johnny: Bangka Island North Sulawesi

Photo 3 Astrid: Bangka Island North Sulawesi