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Cheroscorpaena tridactyla

(Cheroscorpaena tridactyla)

Description

Cheroscorpaena tridactyla, the Humpback waspfish, is a species of wasp scorpionfish found only in the Gulf of Papua where it is an inhabitant of coral reefs. This species grows to a length of 15 centimetres (5.9 in) TL. This species is the only known member of its genus.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Scorpaeniformes
Family:Apistidae
Genus:Cheroscorpaena
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