Neoscorpaena nielseni

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Neoscorpaena nielseni
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Scorpaeniformes
Family: Scorpaenidae
Subfamily: Scorpaeninae
Genus: Neoscorpaena
Mandritsa, 2001
Species: N. nielseni
Binomial name
Neoscorpaena nielseni
J. L. B. Smith, 1964

Neoscorpaena nielseni is a species of scorpionfish known from the Indian Ocean off the coast of South Africa where it is found at depths of from 100 to 405 metres (328 to 1,329 ft). This species grows to a length of 14 centimetres (5.5 in) TL. This species is the only known member of its genus.[1]


  1. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2012). "Neoscorpaena nielseni" in FishBase. December 2012 version.