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Parascorpaena armata  (Rüppell)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 166957

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): spiny stingfish [English]
  Valid Name: Scorpaenidae 
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: invalid - other, see comments   
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - minimum standards met  

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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Parascorpaena armata   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Shiino, Sueo M.  
  Publication Date: 1976   
  Article/Chapter Title: List of Common Names of Fishes of the World, Those Prevailing among English-speaking Nations   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Science Report of Shima Marineland, no. 4   
  Page(s): 262   
  Publisher: Shima Marineland   
  Publication Place: Kashikojima, Shima, Mie, Japan   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0385-1109   
  Reference for: Parascorpaena armata, spiny stingfish [English]   

 Geographic Information
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  Comment: Although listed as "Parascorpaena armata (Rüppell), Spiny stingfish [Sri Lanka], Scorpionfish [South Africa]" by Shiino (1976), which is why this name was added to the NODC Taxonomic Code (and thus to ITIS), no further information on the status of this name was found. More work is evidently needed to clarify the current status  



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