Scorpaena scrofa Linnaeus, 1758

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Red scorpionfish

Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass-2) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Scorpaeniformes (Order) > Scorpaenoidei (Suborder) > Scorpaenidae (Family)

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Identifying features

  • Corpo oblongo e pouco comprimido lateralmente;
  • Várias séries de cristas espinhosas, com ou sem apêndices cutâneos na cabeça e/ou nos flancos;
  • Barbatana dorsal com 9 – 10 raios moles.

Conservation Status

Synonyms

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCancarro
Scorpaena lutea Risso, 1810
Scorpaena natalensis Regan, 1906
Scorpaenopsis natalensis (Regan, 1906)
Sebastapistes scorfa (Linnaeus, 1758)

International References

Manual Prático de Identificação de Peixes Ósseos da Costa Continental Portuguesa – IPMA (2015)

MARTINS, R.; CARNEIRO, M., 2018. Manual de identificação de peixes ósseos da costa continental portuguesa – Principais Características Diagnosticantes. IPMA, I.P., 204p

de Sola, L., Herrera, J. & Keskin, Ç. 2015. Scorpaena scrofa (errata version published in 2016). The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2015: e.T198748A97584498.

original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.542 [details]

additional source Wheeler, A. (1992). A list of the common and scientific names of fishes of the British Isles. J. Fish Biol. 41(Suppl. A): 1-37 [details]

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]

basis of record van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 357-374 [details]

context source (Deepsea) Natural History Museum, London (NHM): Collections Management Database System. [details]

original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. , available online at https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.542 [details]

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2019). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (02/2019)., available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]

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