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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Scorpaeniformes
Family: Scorpaenidae Scorpionfishes or rockfishes
Subfamily: Scorpaeninae
Genus: Scorpaenodes

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Max. Length 90 cm TL

 
Scorpaenodes africanus
[]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Scorpaenodes albaiensis (Evermann & Seale, 1907)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Scorpaenodes albaiensis
[Longfingered scorpionfish]



Northeast Atlantic
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Scorpaenodes arenai Torchio, 1962

Photo by Photo by Gerovasileiou, V.
 
Scorpaenodes arenai
[Messina rockfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.7 cm SL

 
Scorpaenodes barrybrowni
[Stellate scorpionfish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 6.3 cm SL
Scorpaenodes bathycolus Allen & Erdmann, 2012

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R. & M.V. Erdmann
 
Scorpaenodes bathycolus
[]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Scorpaenodes caribbaeus Meek & Hildebrand, 1928

Photo by Photo by Itriago, H.
 
Scorpaenodes caribbaeus
[Reef scorpionfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 10.5 cm TL
Scorpaenodes corallinus Smith, 1957

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Scorpaenodes corallinus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 15 cm TL

 
Scorpaenodes elongatus
[African spotted scorpionfish]



Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 9 cm NG
Scorpaenodes englerti Eschmeyer & Allen, 1971

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Scorpaenodes englerti
[Englert's scorpionfish]



Indo-Pacific.
Max. Length 10.5 cm TL
Scorpaenodes evides (Jordan & Thompson, 1914)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Scorpaenodes evides
[Cheekspot scorpionfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Scorpaenodes guamensis (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Scorpaenodes guamensis
[Guam scorpionfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 5.6 cm SL
Scorpaenodes hirsutus (Smith, 1957)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Scorpaenodes hirsutus
[Hairy scorpionfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.9 cm SL

 
Scorpaenodes immaculatus
[]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Scorpaenodes insularis Eschmeyer, 1971

Photo by Photo by Luiz, Jr., O.
 
Scorpaenodes insularis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.3 cm SL

 
Scorpaenodes investigatoris
[]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Scorpaenodes kelloggi (Jenkins, 1903)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Scorpaenodes kelloggi
[Kellogg's scorpionfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 5.2 cm TL
Scorpaenodes minor (Smith, 1958)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Scorpaenodes minor
[Minor scorpionfish]



Indo-West Pacific.
Max. Length 8.7 cm SL
Scorpaenodes muciparus (Alcock, 1889)

Photo by Photo by Osmany, H.B.
 
Scorpaenodes muciparus
[]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Scorpaenodes parvipinnis (Garrett, 1864)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Scorpaenodes parvipinnis
[Lowfin scorpionfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 10.0 cm SL
Scorpaenodes quadrispinosus Greenfield & Matsuura, 2002

Photo by Photo by Greenfield, D.W.
 
Scorpaenodes quadrispinosus
[Fourspine scorpionfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.1 cm SL

 
Scorpaenodes rubrivinctus
[]



Indo-Pacific.
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Scorpaenodes scaber (Ramsay & Ogilby, 1886)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Scorpaenodes scaber
[Pygmy scorpionfish]



Indo-West Pacific.
Max. Length 7.7 cm TL
Scorpaenodes smithi Eschmeyer & Rama-Rao, 1972

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Scorpaenodes smithi
[Little scorpionfish]



Eastern Indian Ocean

Scorpaenodes steenei Allen, 1977

Photo by Photo by Dowling, C.
 
Scorpaenodes steenei
[Steene's scorpionfish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 5.5 cm SL
Scorpaenodes steinitzi Klausewitz & Frøiland, 1970

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Scorpaenodes steinitzi
[]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 6.5 cm TL
Scorpaenodes tredecimspinosus (Metzelaar, 1919)

Photo by Photo by Carvalho Filho, A.
 
Scorpaenodes tredecimspinosus
[Deepreef scorpionfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.1 cm SL

 
Scorpaenodes tribulosus
[]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Scorpaenodes varipinnis Smith, 1957

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Scorpaenodes varipinnis
[Blotchfin scorpionfish]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Scorpaenodes xyris (Jordan & Gilbert, 1882)

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Scorpaenodes xyris
[Rainbow scorpionfish]



29 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Scorpaenodes africanus Eastern Central Atlantic 90 TL 1933
Scorpaenodes albaiensis Longfingered scorpionfish Indo-West Pacific 12 TL 1907
Scorpaenodes arenai Messina rockfish Northeast Atlantic 11 TL 1962
Scorpaenodes barrybrowni Stellate scorpionfish Caribbean 4.7 SL 2016
Scorpaenodes bathycolus Western Pacific 6.3 SL 2012
Scorpaenodes caribbaeus Reef scorpionfish Western Atlantic 12 TL 1928
Scorpaenodes corallinus Indo-Pacific 10.5 TL 1957
Scorpaenodes elongatus African spotted scorpionfish Eastern Atlantic 15 TL 1950
Scorpaenodes englerti Englert's scorpionfish Southeast Pacific 9 NG 1971
Scorpaenodes evides Cheekspot scorpionfish Indo-Pacific. 10.5 TL 1914
Scorpaenodes guamensis Guam scorpionfish Indo-Pacific 14 TL 1824
Scorpaenodes hirsutus Hairy scorpionfish Indo-Pacific 5.6 SL 1957
Scorpaenodes immaculatus Western Indian Ocean 8.9 SL 1990
Scorpaenodes insularis Eastern Atlantic 10 SL 1971
Scorpaenodes investigatoris Western Indian Ocean 7.3 SL 1972
Scorpaenodes kelloggi Kellogg's scorpionfish Indo-Pacific 5 TL 1903
Scorpaenodes minor Minor scorpionfish Indo-Pacific 5.2 TL 1958
Scorpaenodes muciparus Indo-West Pacific. 8.7 SL 1889
Scorpaenodes parvipinnis Lowfin scorpionfish Indo-Pacific 14 TL 1864
Scorpaenodes quadrispinosus Fourspine scorpionfish Indo-Pacific 10.0 SL 2002
Scorpaenodes rubrivinctus Eastern Pacific 10.1 SL 2010
Scorpaenodes scaber Pygmy scorpionfish Indo-Pacific. 12 TL 1886
Scorpaenodes smithi Little scorpionfish Indo-West Pacific. 7.7 TL 1972
Scorpaenodes steenei Steene's scorpionfish Eastern Indian Ocean 1977
Scorpaenodes steinitzi Western Indian Ocean 5.5 SL 1970
Scorpaenodes tredecimspinosus Deepreef scorpionfish Western Atlantic 6.5 TL 1919
Scorpaenodes tribulosus Western Indian Ocean 5.1 SL 1969
Scorpaenodes varipinnis Blotchfin scorpionfish Indo-Pacific 13 TL 1957
Scorpaenodes xyris Rainbow scorpionfish Eastern Pacific 15 TL 1882



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