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Scorpaenidae 
Taxonomic Serial No.: 166704

 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:  
                                     GenusAblabys Kaup, 1873  
                                     GenusAdelosebastes Eschmeyer, Abe and Nakano, 1979  
                                     GenusApistops Ogilby, 1911  
                                     GenusApistus Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1829  
                                     GenusAploactis Temminck and Schlegel, 1843  
                                     GenusBrachypterois Fowler, 1938  
                                     GenusCentropogon Günther, 1860  
                                     GenusCheroscorpaena Mees, 1964  
                                     GenusChoridactylus Richardson, 1848  
                                     GenusCottapistus Bleeker, 1876  
                                     GenusDampierosa Whitley, 1932  
                                     GenusDendrochirus Swainson, 1839  
                                     GenusEbosia Jordan and Starks, 1904  
                                     GenusEctreposebastes Garman, 1899  
                                     GenusErosa Swainson, 1839  
                                     GenusGlyptauchen Günther, 1860  
                                     GenusGymnapistes Swainson, 1839  
                                     GenusHelicolenus Goode and Bean, 1896  
                                     GenusHipposcorpaena Fowler, 1938  
                                     GenusHoplosebastes Schmidt, 1929  
                                     GenusHozukius Matsubara, 1934  
                                     GenusIdiastion Eschmeyer, 1965  
                                     GenusInimicus Jordan and Starks, 1904  
                                     GenusIracundus Jordan and Evermann, 1903  
                                     GenusLeptosynanceia Bleeker, 1874  
                                     GenusLiocranium Ogilby, 1903  
                                     GenusLioscorpius Günther, 1880  
                                     GenusMaxillicosta Whitley, 1935  
                                     GenusMinous Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1829  
                                     GenusNeocentropogon Matsubara, 1943  
                                     GenusNeomerinthe Fowler, 1935  
                                     GenusNeoscorpaena Mandrytsa, 2001  
                                     GenusNeosebastes Guichenot, 1867  
                                     GenusNeovespicula Mandrytsa, 2001  
                                     GenusNotesthes Ogilby, 1903  
                                     GenusOcosia Jordan and Starks, 1904  
                                     GenusParacentropogon Bleeker, 1876  
                                     GenusParapterois Bleeker, 1876  
                                     GenusParascorpaena Bleeker, 1876  
                                     GenusPhenacoscorpius Fowler, 1938  
                                     GenusPlectrogenium Gilbert, 1905  
                                     GenusPogonoscorpius Regan, 1908  
                                     GenusPontinus Poey, 1860  
                                     GenusPseudosynanceia Day, 1875  
                                     GenusPseudovespicula Mandrytsa, 2001  
                                     GenusPteroidichthys Bleeker, 1856  
                                     GenusPterois Oken, 1817 – butterfly-cods, lionfishes, turkeyfishes, zebrafishes 
                                     GenusPteropelor Fowler, 1938  
                                     GenusRhinopias Gill, 1905  
                                     GenusRichardsonichthys Smith, 1958  
                                     GenusScorpaena Linnaeus, 1758 – scorpionfishes 
                                     GenusScorpaenodes Bleeker, 1857  
                                     GenusScorpaenopsis Heckel, 1837  
                                     GenusSebastapistes Gill in Streets, 1877  
                                     GenusSebastes Cuvier, 1829 – rockfishes, rockcod, rosefishes 
                                     GenusSebastiscus Jordan and Starks, 1904  
                                     GenusSebastolobus Gill, 1881  
                                     GenusSetarches Johnson, 1862  
                                     GenusSnyderina Jordan and Starks, 1901  
                                     GenusSynanceia Bloch and Schneider, 1801  
                                     GenusTaenianotus Lacepède, 1802  
                                     GenusTetraroge Günther, 1860  
                                     GenusThysanichthys Jordan and Starks, 1904  
                                     GenusTrachicephalus Swainson, 1839  
                                     GenusTrachyscorpia Ginsburg, 1953  
                                     GenusUrsinoscorpaenopsis Nakabo and Yamada, 1996  
                                     GenusVespicula Jordan and Richardson, 1910  
       
                                   FamilyScorpaenidae  incertae sedis  
    Children with Uncertain Position:  
                                     SpeciesParascorpaena bleekeri (Day, 1878) – Bleeker's stingfish 
                                     SpeciesParascorpaena erostris (Alcock, 1896) – deepwater stingfish 
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
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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   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  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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