Fricke R., Golani D., Appelbaum-Golani B. 2015. New record of the Mozambique scorpionfish, Parascorpaena mossambica (Peters, 1855) (Actinopterygii: Scorpaeniformes: Scorpaenidae), from Israel, Gulf of Aqaba, Red Sea. Acta Ichthyol. Piscat. 45 (4): 423–425.
The Mozambique scorpionfish, Parascorpaena mossambica (Peters, 1855), is recorded for the first time from the Gulf of Aqaba, Red Sea, based on a specimen collected at the north beach of Eilat, Israel at a depth of 10 m. This finding also confirms the occurrence of the species in the Red Sea which was previously based on a doubtful record.
marine fish, distribution, range extension, morphology, systematics