Genus Ebosia

A sexually dimorphic scorpionfish genus found in the Indo-West Pacific with continuous coronal, parietal, and nuchal spine bases, and an elevated parietal spine, that forms a continuous thin bony crest in males.
Author: Dianne J. Bray

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Dianne J. Bray, Ebosia in Fishes of Australia, accessed 08 Mar 2021,


Eschmeyer WN & Rama-Rao KV (1978) A new scorpionfish, Ebosia falcata (Scorpaenidae, Pteroinae), from the western Indian Ocean, with comments on the genus. Matsya 3: 64–71.

Matsubara, K. 1943. Studies on the scorpaenoid fishes of Japan (II). Trans Sigenkagaku Kenkyusyo 2: 171–486.

Matsunuma, M & Motomura, H. 2014. A new species of scorpionfish, Ebosia saya (Scorpaenidae: Pteroinae), from the western Indian Ocean and notes on fresh coloration of Ebosia falcata. Ichthyological Research DOI 10.1007/s10228-014-0445-4