Fat Tuna


Largescaled scorpionfish

Scorpaena scrofa

The Largescaled scorpionfish is usually caught on rocky bottoms and at depths of between 10 and 100 m.

Conservation Status

Although local stocks appear to be healthy, this species
may prove sensitive as fishing effort increases.

Principal fishing methods

Handline and bottom Line.


The Largescaled scorpionfish have a maximum reported size of 50 cm (5.4 kg) and a maximum reported age of 8 years.


All year round



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