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Scorpaenidae Risso, 1827

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

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  1. Subfamily Caracanthinae Gill, 1885
    1. Genus Caracanthus Krøyer, 1845
    2. Genus Centropus Kner, 1860 accepted as Caracanthus Krøyer, 1845
    3. Genus Crossoderma Guichenot, 1869 accepted as Caracanthus Krøyer, 1845
    4. Genus Micropus Gray, 1831 accepted as Caracanthus Krøyer, 1845
  2. Subfamily Pteroinae Kaup, 1873
    1. Genus Brachypterois Fowler, 1938
    2. Genus Dendrochirus Swainson, 1839
    3. Genus Ebosia Jordan & Starks, 1904
    4. Genus Parapterois Bleeker, 1876
    5. Genus Pterois Oken, 1817
    6. Genus Brachyrus Swainson, 1839 accepted as Dendrochirus Swainson, 1839
    7. Genus Nemapterois Fowler, 1938 accepted as Dendrochirus Swainson, 1839
    8. Genus Pseudomonopterus Bleeker, 1863 accepted as Pterois Oken, 1817
    9. Genus Pterios accepted as Pterois Oken, 1817 (unaccepted > misspelling)
    10. Genus Ranipterois accepted as Brachypterois Fowler, 1938 (unaccepted > misspelling)
    11. Genus Ranipterois Whitley, 1951 accepted as Brachypterois Fowler, 1938
  3. Subfamily Scorpaeninae Risso, 1827
    1. Genus Hipposcorpaena Fowler, 1938
    2. Genus Hoplosebastes Schmidt, 1929
    3. Genus Idiastion Eschmeyer, 1965
    4. Genus Iracundus Jordan & Evermann, 1903
    5. Genus Neomerinthe Fowler, 1935
    6. Genus Neoscorpaena Mandrytsa, 2001
    7. Genus Parascorpaena Bleeker, 1876
    8. Genus Phenacoscorpius Fowler, 1938
    9. Genus Pogonoscorpius Regan, 1908
    10. Genus Pontinus Poey, 1860
    11. Genus Pteroidichthys Bleeker, 1856
    12. Genus Pteropelor Fowler, 1938
    13. Genus Rhinopias Gill, 1905
    14. Genus Scorpaena Linnaeus, 1758
    15. Genus Scorpaenodes Bleeker, 1857
    16. Genus Scorpaenopsis Heckel, 1837
    17. Genus Sebastapistes Gill, 1877
    18. Genus Taenianotus Lacepède, 1802
    19. Genus Ursinoscorpaenopsis Nakabo & Yamada, 1996
    20. Genus Holoscorpaena Fowler, 1944 accepted as Scorpaena Linnaeus, 1758
    21. Genus Kantapus Smith, 1947 accepted as Scorpaena Linnaeus, 1758
    22. Genus Nemapontinus Fowler, 1938 accepted as Pontinus Poey, 1860
    23. Genus Peloropsis Gilbert, 1905 accepted as Rhinopias Gill, 1905
    24. Genus Peoropsis accepted as Peloropsis Gilbert, 1905 accepted as Rhinopias Gill, 1905 (misspelling)
    25. Genus Pontius accepted as Pontinus Poey, 1860 (misspelling)
    26. Genus Prascorpaena accepted as Parascorpaena Bleeker, 1876 (misspelling)
    27. Genus Pterodichthys accepted as Pteroidichthys Bleeker, 1856 (misspelling)
    28. Genus Ruboralga Whitley, 1931 accepted as Scorpaena Linnaeus, 1758
    29. Genus Scorpaenoides accepted as Scorpaenodes Bleeker, 1857 (misspelling)
    30. Genus Scorpaenopsella Fowler, 1938 accepted as Setarches Johnson, 1862 (synonym)
    31. Genus Sebastella Tanaka, 1917 accepted as Scorpaenodes Bleeker, 1857
    32. Genus Sebastipistes accepted as Sebastapistes Gill, 1877 (misspelling)
    33. Genus Sebastoplus Gill, 1863 accepted as Pontinus Poey, 1860
    34. Genus Sebastopsis Gill, 1862 accepted as Scorpaenodes Bleeker, 1857
    35. Genus Sorpaenodes accepted as Scorpaenodes Bleeker, 1857 (misspelling)
    36. Genus Taenianothus accepted as Taenianotus Lacepède, 1802 (misspelling)
    37. Genus Taeniatus accepted as Taenianotus Lacepède, 1802 (misspelling)
    38. Genus Taenionotus Agassiz, 1846 accepted as Taenianotus Lacepède, 1802
    39. Genus Thysanichthys Jordan & Starks, 1904 accepted as Scorpaenodes Bleeker, 1857 (synonym)
  4. Genus Ambliapistus accepted as Amblyapistus Bleeker, 1876 accepted as Ablabys Kaup, 1873 (misspelling)
  5. Genus Dendroscorpaena Smith, 1957 accepted as Scorpaenopsis Heckel, 1837 (synonym)
  6. Genus Parascorpaenoides accepted as Parascorpaenodes Smith, 1957 accepted as Scorpaenodes Bleeker, 1857 (misspelling)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
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. (2024). FishBase. Scorpaenidae Risso, 1827. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125595 on 2024-02-23
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2015-04-17 08:48:21Z
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2021-06-30 12:35:33Z
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2022-12-22 02:09:49Z
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taxonomy source Van Der Laan, R.; Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R. (2014). Family-group names of Recent fishes. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 3882(1): 1-230., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3882.1.1 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

context source (PeRMS) Chirichigno, N.; Cornejo, M. (2001). Catálogo comentado de los peces marinos del Perú. <em>2ª ed. Instituto del Mar de Perú. Publicación Especial. Callao.</em> 314 p. [details]   

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, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>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,</i> 50: pp. 357-374 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Fricke, R., Eschmeyer, W. N. & Van der Laan, R. (eds). (2022). ECoF. Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. <em>California Academy of Sciences. San Francisco.</em> Electronic version accessed dd mmm 2022., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   
 
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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]
LanguageName 
English scorpionfishesrockfishes  [details]
Japanese フサカサゴ科  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål uerfamilien  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk uerfamilien  [details]
Russian Скорпеновыекрылатки  [details]