WoRMS taxon details

Scorpaenidae Risso, 1827

125595  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125595)

accepted
Family
Subfamily Caracanthinae Gill, 1885
Subfamily Pteroinae Kaup, 1873
Subfamily Scorpaeninae Risso, 1827
  » Genus Hipposcorpaena Fowler, 1938
  » Genus Hoplosebastes Schmidt, 1929
  » Genus Idiastion Eschmeyer, 1965
  » Genus Iracundus Jordan & Evermann, 1903
  » Genus Neomerinthe Fowler, 1935
  » Genus Neoscorpaena Mandrytsa, 2001
  » Genus Parascorpaena Bleeker, 1876
  » Genus Phenacoscorpius Fowler, 1938
  » Genus Pogonoscorpius Regan, 1908
  » Genus Pontinus Poey, 1860
  » Genus Pteroidichthys Bleeker, 1856
  » Genus Pteropelor Fowler, 1938
  » Genus Rhinopias Gill, 1905
  » Genus Scorpaena Linnaeus, 1758
  » Genus Scorpaenodes Bleeker, 1857
  » Genus Scorpaenopsis Heckel, 1839
  » Genus Sebastapistes Gill, 1877
  » Genus Taenianotus Lacepède, 1802
  » Genus Ursinoscorpaenopsis Nakabo & Yamada, 1996
  » Genus Holoscorpaena Fowler, 1944 accepted as Scorpaena Linnaeus, 1758
  » Genus Kantapus Smith, 1947 accepted as Scorpaena Linnaeus, 1758
  » Genus Nemapontinus Fowler, 1938 accepted as Pontinus Poey, 1860
  » Genus Peloropsis Gilbert, 1905 accepted as Rhinopias Gill, 1905
  » Genus Peoropsis accepted as Peloropsis Gilbert, 1905 accepted as Rhinopias Gill, 1905 (misspelling)
  » Genus Pontius accepted as Pontinus Poey, 1860 (misspelling)
  » Genus Prascorpaena accepted as Parascorpaena Bleeker, 1876 (misspelling)
  » Genus Pterodichthys accepted as Pteroidichthys Bleeker, 1856 (misspelling)
  » Genus Ruboralga Whitley, 1931 accepted as Scorpaena Linnaeus, 1758
  » Genus Scorpaenoides accepted as Scorpaenodes Bleeker, 1857 (misspelling)
  » Genus Scorpaenopsella Fowler, 1938 accepted as Setarches Johnson, 1862 (synonym)
  » Genus Scorpaeopsis accepted as Scorpaenopsis Heckel, 1839 (misspelling)
  » Genus Sebastella Tanaka, 1917 accepted as Scorpaenodes Bleeker, 1857
  » Genus Sebastipistes accepted as Sebastapistes Gill, 1877 (misspelling)
  » Genus Sebastoplus Gill, 1863 accepted as Pontinus Poey, 1860
  » Genus Sebastopsis Gill, 1862 accepted as Scorpaenodes Bleeker, 1857
  » Genus Sorpaenodes accepted as Scorpaenodes Bleeker, 1857 (misspelling)
  » Genus Taenianothus accepted as Taenianotus Lacepède, 1802 (misspelling)
  » Genus Taeniatus accepted as Taenianotus Lacepède, 1802 (misspelling)
  » Genus Taenionotus Agassiz, 1846 accepted as Taenianotus Lacepède, 1802
  » Genus Thysanichthys Jordan & Starks, 1904 accepted as Scorpaenodes Bleeker, 1857 (synonym)

Genus Ambliapistus accepted as Amblyapistus Bleeker, 1876 accepted as Ablabys Kaup, 1873 (misspelling)
Genus Amblyapistus Bleeker, 1876 accepted as Ablabys Kaup, 1873 (synonym)
Genus Choridactylodes Gilchrist, 1902 accepted as Choridactylus Richardson, 1848 (synonym)
Genus Chorismodactylus Günther, 1860 accepted as Choridactylus Richardson, 1848 (unjustified emendation)
Genus Dendroscorpaena Smith, 1957 accepted as Scorpaenopsis Heckel, 1839 (synonym)
Genus Hypomacrus Evermann & Seale, 1907 accepted as Scorpaenodes Bleeker, 1857 (synonym)
Genus Parascorpaenodes Smith, 1957 accepted as Scorpaenodes Bleeker, 1857 (synonym)
Genus Parascorpaenoides accepted as Parascorpaenodes Smith, 1957 accepted as Scorpaenodes Bleeker, 1857 (misspelling)
Genus Paronescodes Smith, 1958 accepted as Scorpaenodes Bleeker, 1857 (synonym)
Genus Pelor Cuvier in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1829 accepted as Inimicus Jordan & Starks, 1904 (synonym)
Genus Pteropterus Swainson, 1839 accepted as Pterois Oken, 1817 (synonym)
Genus Sebastopsis Sauvage, 1873 accepted as Scorpaenodes Bleeker, 1857 (synonym)
Genus Synanceichthys Bleeker, 1863 accepted as Synanceia Bloch & Schneider, 1801 (synonym)
marine, fresh
Not documented
Description Marine. Rare in fresh water. Distribution: all tropical and temperate seas. Scales, when present, usually ctenoid. Usually...  
Description Marine. Rare in fresh water. Distribution: all tropical and temperate seas. Scales, when present, usually ctenoid. Usually 1 dorsal fin, often notched. Some lack swim bladder. Dorsal, anal, and pelvic spines can bear venom gland. Fertilization mostly internal; some viviparous. Eggs being laid on a gelatinous balloon in some species. The family contains the world's most venomous fishes, many of them brightly colored.  [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Scorpaenidae Risso, 1827. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125595 on 2018-07-17
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taxonomy source Van Der Laan, R.; Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R. (2014). Family-group names of Recent fishes. Zootaxa. 3882(1): 1-230., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3882.1.1 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 357-374 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R.; van der Laan, R. (eds). (2017). Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. Electronic version., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From other sources
Description Marine. Rare in fresh water. Distribution: all tropical and temperate seas. Scales, when present, usually ctenoid. Usually 1 dorsal fin, often notched. Some lack swim bladder. Dorsal, anal, and pelvic spines can bear venom gland. Fertilization mostly internal; some viviparous. Eggs being laid on a gelatinous balloon in some species. The family contains the world's most venomous fishes, many of them brightly colored.  [details]
 



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English scorpionfishesrockfishes  [details]
Japanese フサカサゴ  [details]
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