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Scorpaenidae 
Taxonomic Serial No.: 166704

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s): Parascorpaena armata (Rüppell)
 
    Synancejidae
 
    Setarchidae
 
    Sebastidae
 
    Neosebastinae
 
    Tetraroginae
 
    Scorpaeninae
 
    Sebastinae
 
    Sebastolobinae
 
    Pteroinae
 
    Pteroninae
 
  Common Name(s): firefishes [English]
 
    goblinfishes [English]
 
    rockfishes [English]
 
    scorpionfishes [English]
 
    escorpiones y rocotes [Spanish]
 
    rascasses [French]
 
    scorpènes [French]
 
    scorpénidés [French]
 
       
  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   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                      ClassTeleostei   
                         SuperorderAcanthopterygii   
                            OrderScorpaeniformes  – chabots, rascasses, mail-cheeked fishes, scorpion fishes, sculpins  
                               SuborderScorpaenoidei   
                                  FamilyScorpaenidae  – firefishes, goblinfishes, rockfishes, scorpionfishes, escorpiones y rocotes, rascasses, scorpènes, scorpénidés  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Genus Ablabys Kaup, 1873  
                                     Genus Adelosebastes Eschmeyer, Abe and Nakano, 1979  
                                     Genus Apistops Ogilby, 1911  
                                     Genus Apistus Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1829  
                                     Genus Aploactis Temminck and Schlegel, 1843  
                                     Genus Brachypterois Fowler, 1938  
                                     Genus Centropogon Günther, 1860  
                                     Genus Cheroscorpaena Mees, 1964  
                                     Genus Choridactylus Richardson, 1848  
                                     Genus Cottapistus Bleeker, 1876  
                                     Genus Dampierosa Whitley, 1932  
                                     Genus Dendrochirus Swainson, 1839  
                                     Genus Ebosia Jordan and Starks, 1904  
                                     Genus Ectreposebastes Garman, 1899  
                                     Genus Erosa Swainson, 1839  
                                     Genus Glyptauchen Günther, 1860  
                                     Genus Gymnapistes Swainson, 1839  
                                     Genus Helicolenus Goode and Bean, 1896  
                                     Genus Hipposcorpaena Fowler, 1938  
                                     Genus Hoplosebastes Schmidt, 1929  
                                     Genus Hozukius Matsubara, 1934  
                                     Genus Idiastion Eschmeyer, 1965  
                                     Genus Inimicus Jordan and Starks, 1904  
                                     Genus Iracundus Jordan and Evermann, 1903  
                                     Genus Leptosynanceia Bleeker, 1874  
                                     Genus Liocranium Ogilby, 1903  
                                     Genus Lioscorpius Günther, 1880  
                                     Genus Maxillicosta Whitley, 1935  
                                     Genus Minous Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1829  
                                     Genus Neocentropogon Matsubara, 1943  
                                     Genus Neomerinthe Fowler, 1935  
                                     Genus Neoscorpaena Mandrytsa, 2001  
                                     Genus Neosebastes Guichenot, 1867  
                                     Genus Neovespicula Mandrytsa, 2001  
                                     Genus Notesthes Ogilby, 1903  
                                     Genus Ocosia Jordan and Starks, 1904  
                                     Genus Paracentropogon Bleeker, 1876  
                                     Genus Parapterois Bleeker, 1876  
                                     Genus Parascorpaena Bleeker, 1876  
                                     Genus Phenacoscorpius Fowler, 1938  
                                     Genus Plectrogenium Gilbert, 1905  
                                     Genus Pogonoscorpius Regan, 1908  
                                     Genus Pontinus Poey, 1860  
                                     Genus Pseudosynanceia Day, 1875  
                                     Genus Pseudovespicula Mandrytsa, 2001  
                                     Genus Pteroidichthys Bleeker, 1856  
                                     Genus Pterois Oken, 1817 – butterfly-cods, lionfishes, turkeyfishes, zebrafishes 
                                     Genus Pteropelor Fowler, 1938  
                                     Genus Rhinopias Gill, 1905  
                                     Genus Richardsonichthys Smith, 1958  
                                     Genus Scorpaena Linnaeus, 1758 – scorpionfishes 
                                     Genus Scorpaenodes Bleeker, 1857  
                                     Genus Scorpaenopsis Heckel, 1837  
                                     Genus Sebastapistes Gill in Streets, 1877  
                                     Genus Sebastes Cuvier, 1829 – rockfishes, rockcod, rosefishes 
                                     Genus Sebastiscus Jordan and Starks, 1904  
                                     Genus Sebastolobus Gill, 1881  
                                     Genus Setarches Johnson, 1862  
                                     Genus Snyderina Jordan and Starks, 1901  
                                     Genus Synanceia Bloch and Schneider, 1801  
                                     Genus Taenianotus Lacepède, 1802  
                                     Genus Tetraroge Günther, 1860  
                                     Genus Thysanichthys Jordan and Starks, 1904  
                                     Genus Trachicephalus Swainson, 1839  
                                     Genus Trachyscorpia Ginsburg, 1953  
                                     Genus Ursinoscorpaenopsis Nakabo and Yamada, 1996  
                                     Genus Vespicula Jordan and Richardson, 1910  
       
                                   FamilyScorpaenidae  incertae sedis  
    Children with Uncertain Position:  
                                     Species Parascorpaena bleekeri (Day, 1878) – Bleeker's stingfish 
                                     Species Parascorpaena erostris (Alcock, 1896) – deepwater stingfish 
       

 References
       
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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: ITIS*ca, website (version 2002)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: rascasses[French], scorpènes [French], scorpénidés [French]   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Scorpaenidae   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Hureau, J.-C., and Th. Monod, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1973   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Check-list of the fishes of the north-eastern Atlantic and of the Mediterranean (Clofnam), vol. 1   
  Page(s): xxii + 683   
  Publisher: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)   
  Publication Place: Paris, France   
  ISBN/ISSN: 92-3-001100-2, 0385-1109  
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Scorpaenidae   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Moore, Jon A., Karsten E. Hartel, James E. Craddock, and John K. Galbraith  
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title: An annotated list of deepwater fishes from off the New England region, with new area records   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Northeastern Naturalist, vol. 10, no. 2   
  Page(s): 159-248   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 1092-6194   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Scorpaenidae   
       
  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   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Scorpaenidae   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nelson, Joseph S., Edwin J. Crossman, H. Espinosa-Pérez, L. T. Findley, C. R. Gilbert, et al., eds.  
  Publication Date: 2004   
  Article/Chapter Title: Common and scientific names of fishes from the United States, Canada, and Mexico, Sixth Edition   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication, no. 29   
  Page(s): ix + 386   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-888569-61-1, 0097-0638  
  Notes: Full author list: Nelson, Joseph S., Edwin J. Crossman, Héctor Espinosa-Pérez, Lloyd T. Findley, Carter R. Gilbert, Robert N. Lea, and James D. Williams   
  Reference for: escorpiones y rocotes[Spanish], scorpènes [French], scorpionfishes [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Robins, Richard C., Reeve M. Bailey, Carl E. Bond, James R. Brooker, Ernest A. Lachner, et al.  
  Publication Date: 1980   
  Article/Chapter Title: A List of Common and Scientific Names of Fishes from the United States and Canada, Fourth Edition   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication, no. 12   
  Page(s): 174   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Scorpaenidae   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Robins, Richard C., Reeve M. Bailey, Carl E. Bond, James R. Brooker, Ernest A. Lachner, et al.  
  Publication Date: 1991   
  Article/Chapter Title: Common and Scientific Names of Fishes from the United States and Canada, Fifth Edition   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication, no. 20   
  Page(s): 183   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-913235-70-9, 0097-0638  
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Scorpaenidae   
       
  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   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: firefishes[English]   
       

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