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Sebastapistes strongia.jpg
Sebastapistes strongia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Scorpaeniformes
Family: Scorpaenidae
Subfamily: Scorpaeninae
Genus: Sebastapistes
T. N. Gill, 1877

Sebastapistes is a genus of scorpionfishes native to the Indian and Pacific Ocean.


The 11 recognized species in this genus are:

A spineblotch scorpionfish (Sebastapistes mauritiana).
A darkspotted scorpionfish (Sebastapistes tinkhami).


  1. ^ Motomura, H., Aizawa, M. & Endo, H. (2014): Sebastapistes perplexa, a New Species of Scorpionfish (Teleostei: Scorpaenidae) from Japan. Species Diversity, 19 (2): 133–139.