WoRMS taxon details

Scorpaena plumieri Bloch, 1789

159564  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159564)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution Western Atlantic: from Bermuda, New York (USA), and northern Gulf of Mexico to southern Brazil. Eastern Atlantic: Ascension...  
Distribution Western Atlantic: from Bermuda, New York (USA), and northern Gulf of Mexico to southern Brazil. Eastern Atlantic: Ascension and St. Helena.  [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Scorpaena plumieri Bloch, 1789. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159564 on 2018-02-21
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). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , 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]   

basis of record  (ofScorpaena albofasciata Metzelaar, 1919) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofScorpaena bufo Cuvier, 1829) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofScorpaena rascacio Poey, 1860) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofScorpaena scrofina Valenciennes, 1833) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofScorpaena plumieri plumieri Bloch, 1789) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofScorpaena plumierii Bloch, 1789) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofScorpaena colonensis Meek & Hildebrand, 1928) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Diet mostly fishes and crustraceans [details]

Dimensions max. 450 mm TL [details]

Distribution Western Atlantic: from Bermuda, New York (USA), and northern Gulf of Mexico to southern Brazil. Eastern Atlantic: Ascension and St. Helena.  [details]

Habitat reef-associated; marine ; depth range 1 - 60 m [details]

Habitat benthic [details]

Importance aquarium trade, commercial, venomous [details]
 

LanguageName 
English spotted scorpionfish  [details]
Spanish escorpión negro  [details]