Scorpaenodes is a genus of fish in the family Scorpaenidae native to the Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Ocean.

Scorpaenodes
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Scorpaenodes caribbaeus
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Scorpaenodes

Bleeker, 1857
Synonyms

Thysanichthys Jordan & Starks, 1904 [1]

SpeciesEdit

There are currently 29 recognized species in this genus:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Motomura, H., Arbsuwan, S. & Musikasinthorn, P. (2010): Thysanichthys evides, a Senior Synonym of Sebastella littoralis, and a Valid Species of Scorpaenodes (Actinopterygii: Scorpaenidae). Species Diversity, 15 (2): 71–81.
  2. ^ Baldwin, C.C., Pitassy, D.E. & Robertson, D.R. (2016): A new deep-reef scorpionfish (Teleostei, Scorpaenidae, Scorpaenodes) from the southern Caribbean with comments on depth distributions and relationships of western Atlantic members of the genus. ZooKeys, 606: 141–158.
  3. ^ Allen, G.R. & Erdmann, M.V. (2012): Reef Fishes of the East Indies. Reef Fishes of the East Indies. Volumes I-III. Tropical Reef Research, Perth, Australia. 1292pp. University of Hawai'i Press. ISBN 978-0-9872600-0-0.
  4. ^ Motomura, H., Causse, R. & Struthers, C.D. (2016): Redescription of the Indo-Pacific scorpionfish Scorpaenodes guamensis (Quoy & Gaimard 1824) (Scorpaenidae), a senior synonym of seven nominal species. Zootaxa, 4067 (3): 345–360.