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Scorpaenopsis  Heckel, 1837
Taxonomic Serial No.: 166871

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Dendroscorpaena Smith, 1957
    Scorpaenichthys Bleeker, 1856
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2005   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                            OrderScorpaeniformes  – chabots, rascasses, mail-cheeked fishes, scorpion fishes, sculpins  
                                  FamilyScorpaenidae  – firefishes, goblinfishes, rockfishes, scorpionfishes, escorpiones y rocotes, rascasses, scorpènes, scorpénidés  
                                     GenusScorpaenopsis Heckel, 1837  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Scorpaenopsis altirostris Gilbert, 1905  
                                        Species Scorpaenopsis barbata (Rüppell, 1838)  
                                        Species Scorpaenopsis brevifrons Eschmeyer and Randall, 1975  
                                        Species Scorpaenopsis cacopsis Jenkins, 1901 – nohu 'omakaha 
                                        Species Scorpaenopsis cirrosa (Thunberg, 1793)  
                                        Species Scorpaenopsis cotticeps Fowler, 1938  
                                        Species Scorpaenopsis diabolus (Cuvier, 1829)  
                                        Species Scorpaenopsis eschmeyeri Randall and Greenfield, 2004  
                                        Species Scorpaenopsis furneauxi Whitley, 1959  
                                        Species Scorpaenopsis gibbosa (Bloch and Schneider, 1801) – humpbacked scorpionfish 
                                        Species Scorpaenopsis gilchristi (Smith, 1957)  
                                        Species Scorpaenopsis insperatus Motomura, 2004  
                                        Species Scorpaenopsis lactomaculata (Herre, 1945)  
                                        Species Scorpaenopsis longispina Randall and Eschmeyer, 2001  
                                        Species Scorpaenopsis macrochir Ogilby, 1910  
                                        Species Scorpaenopsis neglecta Heckel, 1837  
                                        Species Scorpaenopsis obtusa Randall and Eschmeyer, 2001  
                                        Species Scorpaenopsis orientalis Randall and Eschmeyer, 2001  
                                        Species Scorpaenopsis oxycephala (Bleeker, 1849)  
                                        Species Scorpaenopsis papuensis (Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1829)  
                                        Species Scorpaenopsis pluralis Randall and Eschmeyer, 2001  
                                        Species Scorpaenopsis possi Randall and Eschmeyer, 2001  
                                        Species Scorpaenopsis pusilla Randall and Eschmeyer, 2001  
                                        Species Scorpaenopsis ramaraoi Randall and Eschmeyer, 2001  
                                        Species Scorpaenopsis venosa (Cuvier, 1829)  
                                        Species Scorpaenopsis vittapinna Randall and Eschmeyer, 2001  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 22-Oct-2005, website (version 17-Oct-05)  
  Acquired: 2005   
  Reference for: Scorpaenopsis   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Scorpaenopsis   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N., ed.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Catalog of Fishes   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Special Publication of the Center for Biodiversity Research and Information, no. 1, vol 1-3   
  Page(s): 2905   
  Publisher: California Academy of Sciences   
  Publication Place: San Francisco, California, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-940228-47-5   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Scorpaenopsis   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nelson, Joseph S.  
  Publication Date: 1994   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Fishes of the World, Third Edition   
  Page(s): xvii + 600   
  Publisher: John Wiley and Sons   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-471-54713-1   
  Reference for: Scorpaenopsis   

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