WoRMS taxon details

Parascorpaena mossambica (Peters, 1855)

218066  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:218066)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Description Inhabits areas with mixed sand and rubble in reef flats, shallow lagoons, and channels to a depth of at least 18 m. Hides...  
Description Inhabits areas with mixed sand and rubble in reef flats, shallow lagoons, and channels to a depth of at least 18 m. Hides during the day, ventures out in the open at night. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Parascorpaena mossambica (Peters, 1855). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=218066 on 2018-05-25
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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basis of record Kalk, M. (1958). The fauna of the intertidal rocks at Inhaca Island, Delagoa Bay. Ann. Natal Mus. 14: 189-242. [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofScorpaena mossambica Peters, 1855) 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]   

additional source  (ofScorpaena mossambica Peters, 1855) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

context source (HKRMS) Hong Kong marine fish database. AFCD. , available online at http://www.hk-fish.net/eng/database/index.htm [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Description Inhabits areas with mixed sand and rubble in reef flats, shallow lagoons, and channels to a depth of at least 18 m. Hides during the day, ventures out in the open at night. [details]
 

LanguageName 
English Mozambique scorpionfish  [details]
Japanese ネッタイフサカサゴ  [details]
Scorpaena mossambica
 Scorpaena mossambica
[image from synonym]