Black-spot Waspfish

(Liocranium praepositum)

The Blackspot waspfish which are also known as stonefishes. These fishes are known for their venomous spines and their superb camouflage which helps them blend into their surroundings. Here are some key details about the Blackspot waspfish:

  1. Appearance: The Blackspot waspfish often has a mottled or speckled appearance, usually in shades of brown, grey, or reddish-brown. They are typically small, with a flat body and a wide mouth. The distinguishing feature is usually a black spot or blotch near the base of the pectoral fin.
  2. Distribution: They are found in the tropical and subtropical waters of the Indo-Pacific region, including areas around Australia, Southeast Asia, and the Pacific islands. Some species also inhabit the Atlantic Ocean.