Scorpaenidae

Family in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaChordataActinopterygiiScorpaeniformes

  • 55,279

    Occurrences
  • 334

    Species
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Overview

Full Name

Scorpaenidae

Common names

  • firefishes eng
  • goblinfishes eng
  • rockfishes eng
  • more

Synonyms

Taxonomic status

accepted family

Living period

66.0 to 0.126 Ma

Habitat

Marine, Freshwater, Nektonic

Georeferenced data

Subordinate taxa

Classification

kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Chordata
class
Actinopterygii
order
Scorpaeniformes
family
Scorpaenidae
genus
30
species
334
 
complete classification

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Bibliography

Eschmeyer, W. N. and R. Fricke, and R. van der Laan (eds). (2016). Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. Electronic version.

Van Der Laan, R.; Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R. (2014). Family-group names of Recent fishes. Zootaxa. 3882(1): 1-230.

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

Source information

This backbone name usage is included because it was found in another checklist at the time the backbone was built.
View the primary source usage in Catalogue of Life.

Record history

This record was last modified on Feb 14, 2017.