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Scorpaena  Linnaeus, 1758
Taxonomic Serial No.: 166811

 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): scorpionfishes [English]
 
       
  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  
                                     GenusScorpaena Linnaeus, 1758 – scorpionfishes  
    Direct Children:  
                                        SpeciesScorpaena afuerae Hildebrand, 1946  
                                        SpeciesScorpaena agassizii Goode and Bean, 1896 – longfin scorpionfish, escorpión aleta larga 
                                        SpeciesScorpaena albifimbria Evermann and Marsh, 1900 – coral scorpionfish, lesser scorpionfish, rascacio coralino, escorpión coralino 
                                        SpeciesScorpaena angolensis Norman, 1935 – scorpionfish 
                                        SpeciesScorpaena annobonae Eschmeyer, 1969  
                                        SpeciesScorpaena ascensionis Eschmeyer, 1971  
                                        SpeciesScorpaena azorica Eschmeyer, 1969  
                                        SpeciesScorpaena bergii Evermann and Marsh, 1900 – escorpión gansito, goosehead scorpionfish 
                                        SpeciesScorpaena brachyptera Eschmeyer, 1965 – shortfin scorpionfish 
                                        SpeciesScorpaena brasiliensis Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1829 – barbfish, goosehead scorpionfish, rascacio ganso, escorpión pardo 
                                        SpeciesScorpaena bulacephala Motomura, Last and Yearsley, 2005  
                                        SpeciesScorpaena calcarata Goode and Bean, 1882 – smoothhead scorpionfish, rascacio pelón, escorpión pelón 
                                        SpeciesScorpaena canariensis (Sauvage, 1878)  
                                        SpeciesScorpaena cardinalis Solander and Richardson in Richardson, 1842 – red rock cod, red scorpionfish 
                                        SpeciesScorpaena cocosensis Motomura, 2004  
                                        SpeciesScorpaena colorata (Gilbert, 1905)  
                                        SpeciesScorpaena cookii Günther, 1874  
                                        SpeciesScorpaena dispar Longley and Hildebrand, 1940 – hunchback scorpionfish, escorpión jorobado 
                                        SpeciesScorpaena elachys Eschmeyer, 1965 – dwarf scorpionfish 
                                        SpeciesScorpaena elongata Cadenat, 1943  
                                        SpeciesScorpaena fernandeziana Steindachner, 1875  
                                        SpeciesScorpaena gibbifrons Fowler, 1938  
                                        SpeciesScorpaena grandicornis Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1829 – plumed scorpionfish, poison grouper, rascacio cornudo, escorpión plumeado 
                                        SpeciesScorpaena grandisquamis Ogilby, 1910  
                                        SpeciesScorpaena guttata Girard, 1854 – California scorpionfish, finscaled scoprionfish, escorpión californiano 
                                        SpeciesScorpaena hatizyoensis Matsubara, 1943  
                                        SpeciesScorpaena hemilepidota Fowler, 1938  
                                        SpeciesScorpaena histrio Jenyns, 1840 – escorpión juguetón, player scorpionfish 
                                        SpeciesScorpaena inermis Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1829 – mushroom scorpionfish, rascacio bongo, escorpión hongo 
                                        SpeciesScorpaena isthmensis Meek and Hildebrand, 1928 – smoothcheek scorpionfish, escorpión mejilla lisa 
                                        SpeciesScorpaena izensis Jordan and Starks, 1904  
                                        SpeciesScorpaena lacrimata Randall and Greenfield, 2004  
                                        SpeciesScorpaena laevis Troschel, 1866  
                                        SpeciesScorpaena loppei Cadenat, 1943  
                                        SpeciesScorpaena maderensis Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1833  
                                        SpeciesScorpaena melasma Eschmeyer, 1965  
                                        SpeciesScorpaena mellissii Günther, 1868  
                                        SpeciesScorpaena miostoma Günther, 1877  
                                        SpeciesScorpaena moultoni Whitley, 1961  
                                        SpeciesScorpaena mystes Jordan and Starks in Jordan, 1895 – lapon, stone scorpionfish, escorpión roquero 
                                        SpeciesScorpaena neglecta Temminck and Schlegel, 1843  
                                        SpeciesScorpaena normani Cadenat, 1943  
                                        SpeciesScorpaena notata Rafinesque, 1810 – scorpionfish 
                                        SpeciesScorpaena onaria Jordan and Snyder, 1900  
                                        SpeciesScorpaena orgila Eschmeyer and Allen, 1971  
                                        SpeciesScorpaena papillosa (Schneider and Forster in Bloch and Schneider, 1801)  
                                        SpeciesScorpaena pascuensis Eschmeyer and Allen, 1971  
                                        SpeciesScorpaena pele Eschmeyer and Randall, 1975  
                                        SpeciesScorpaena petricola Eschmeyer, 1965  
                                        SpeciesScorpaena plumieri Bloch, 1789 – spotted scorpionfish, rascacio multicolor, escorpión negro 
                                        SpeciesScorpaena porcus Linnaeus, 1758  
                                        SpeciesScorpaena russula Jordan and Bollman, 1890 – escorpión sapo, reddish scorpionfish 
                                        SpeciesScorpaena scrofa Linnaeus, 1758 – bigscale scorpionfish, orange scorpionfish 
                                        SpeciesScorpaena sonorae Jenkins and Evermann, 1889 – escorpión de Sonora, Sonora scorpionfish 
                                        SpeciesScorpaena stephanica Cadenat, 1943  
                                        SpeciesScorpaena sumptuosa Castelnau, 1875  
                                        SpeciesScorpaena thomsoni Günther, 1880  
                                        SpeciesScorpaena tierrae Hildebrand, 1946  
                                        SpeciesScorpaena uncinata de Buen, 1961  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 22-Oct-2005, website (version 17-Oct-05)  
  Acquired: 2005   
  Notes: http://www.calacademy.org/research/ichthyology/catalog/   
  Reference for: Scorpaena   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Scorpaena   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N.   
  Publication Date: 1990   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Genera of Recent Fishes   
  Page(s): iii + 697   
  Publisher: California Academy of Sciences   
  Publication Place: San Francisco, CA, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-940228-23-8   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Scorpaena   
       
  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: http://www.jstor.org/stable/25622932   
  Reference for: Scorpaena   
       
  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: Scorpaena   
       
  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: Scorpaena   
       
  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: Scorpaena   
       

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