WoRMS taxon details

Scorpaena calcarata Goode & Bean, 1882

159563  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159563)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Distribution Western Atlantic: from North Carolina, USA and northern Gulf of Mexico to Brazil; absent from Bermuda, Bahamas and many...  
Distribution Western Atlantic: from North Carolina, USA and northern Gulf of Mexico to Brazil; absent from Bermuda, Bahamas and many other island areas. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2019). FishBase. Scorpaena calcarata Goode & Bean, 1882. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159563 on 2019-11-18
Date
action
by
2005-05-30 09:27:08Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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basis of record Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2019). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (02/2019)., available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

additional source McEachran, J. D. (2009). Fishes (Vertebrata: Pisces) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1223–1316 in: Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Dimensions max. 130 mm TL [details]

Distribution Western Atlantic: from North Carolina, USA and northern Gulf of Mexico to Brazil; absent from Bermuda, Bahamas and many other island areas. [details]

Habitat benthic [details]

Habitat Occurs from the shore (small individuals) to 90 m depth. Inhabits muddy bottoms; reef associated  [details]
 

LanguageName 
English smoothhead scorpionfish  [details]
Spanish escorpión pelón  [details]
To NMNH Extant Collection (Scorpaena calcarata P05842 illustration)
To NMNH Extant Coll...
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To NMNH Extant Collection (Scorpaena calcarata RAD112859-001)
To NMNH Extant Coll...
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