High relief in stone - Scorpaena scrofa - hand-carved - red scorpionfish - Scorpaena scrofa

High relief in stone - Scorpaena scrofa - hand-carved - red scorpionfish - Scorpaena scrofa

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Bas-relief realized in 5 working days.
Sculpted by hand inspired by a beautiful majolica scorpion.
Ns. production, is carried out on request of any size.
The red scorpionfish (Scorpaena scrofa Linnaeus, 1758) is a fish of the Scorpaenidae family.

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Height 15.75 in 40 cm
Length 25.59 in 65 cm
Thickness from 4 cms to 7 from 4 cms to 7 cm
Manufacturing Recuperando srl
Material French limestone

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Scorpaena scrofa is the largest eastern Atlantic scorpion fish. Colouration ranges from brick-red to a light pink, and it has dark coloured blotches on its body. It has venomous spines, can achieve a maximum weight of approximately 3 kilograms (6.6 lb). It can grow to a maximum length of 50 centimetres (20 in), but is commonly around 30 cm (12 in).
It has 12 dorsal spines, 9 dorsal soft rays, 3 anal spines, and 5 soft rays. It often has a dark spot on its spinous dorsal spines between the 6th and 11th.[4][5] It has long supraorbital tentacles.
This species is found in the Mediterranean Sea. It is also found in the Eastern Atlantic Ocean around the British Isles, where rare, south to Senegal, the Canary Islands, and Cape Verde.


 

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