Taxon profile


Bigscale Scorpionfish
Scorpaena scrofa Linnaeus, 1758

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Scorpaeniformes - scorpionfishes and flatheads »  family Scorpaenidae - scorpionfishes and allies »  genus Scorpaena

Scientific synonyms

Scorpaena barbata (non Bonnaterre, 1788)
Scorpaena barbata (non Gronow, 1854)
Scorpaena lutea Risso, 1810
Scorpaena natalensis Regan, 1906
Scorpaenopsis natalensis (Regan, 1906)
Sebastapistes scorfa (Linnaeus, 1758)

Other names

= Large-scaled Scorpion Fish
= Largescaled Scorpionfish
= Orange Scorpionfish
= Red Scorpion-fish
= Red Scorpionfish

Least Concern



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Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [1759]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/24354]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Scorpaena scrofa Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010

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