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Neomerinthe hemingwayi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Scorpaeniformes
Family: Scorpaenidae
Genus: Neomerinthe
Fowler, 1935
Type species
Neomerinthe hemingwayi
Fowler, 1935

Neomerinthe is a genus of fish in the family Scorpaenidae found in Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Ocean.


There are currently 11 recognized species in this genus:


  1. ^ Motomura, H., Causse, R., Béarez, P. & Mishra, S.S. (2015): Redescription of the Indo-West Pacific scorpionfish (Scorpaenidae), Neomerinthe erostris (Alcock 1896), a senior synonym of Scorpaena gibbifrons Fowler 1938, N. rotunda Chen 1981, and N. bathyperimensis Zajonz & Klausewitz 2002. Zootaxa, 4021 (4): 529-540.
  2. ^ Motomura, H., Béarez, P. & Causse, R. (2011): Review of Indo-Pacific specimens of the subfamily Scorpaeninae (Scorpaenidae), deposited in the Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris, with description of a new species of Neomerinthe. Cybium, 35 (1): 55-73.
  3. ^ Motomura, H., Causse, R. & Béarez, P. (2016): Validity of a poorly known western Pacific scorpionfish (Scorpaenidae), Neomerinthe pallidimacula (Fowler, 1938). Cybium, 40 (2): 109-113.