SELECT DISTINCT SPECIES.Genus AS ResultField1, SPECIES.Species AS ResultField2, SPECIES.Author AS ResultField3, SPECIES.FBname AS ResultField4, SPECIES.FamCode AS ResultField5, SPECIES.SpecCode AS ID_Field, SPECIES.Length AS ResultField6, SPECIES.LTypeMaxM AS ResultField7, SPECIES.LengthFemale AS ResultField20, SPECIES.LTypeMaxF AS ResultField21, synonyms.year, FAMILIES.CommonName, FAMILIES.Family FROM (SPECIES LEFT JOIN synonyms ON SPECIES.SpecCode = synonyms.SpecCode) INNER JOIN FAMILIES ON SPECIES.FamCode = FAMILIES.FamCode WHERE (FAMILIES.FamCode =SPECIES.FamCode) AND (synonyms.valid <> 0) And ((FAMILIES.FamCode)=264) AND ((Families.Order)= 'Scorpaeniformes') AND ((Species.Genus) = 'Parascorpaena') AND ((Species.Subfamily) = 'Scorpaeninae') And ((FAMILIES.Class)='Actinopterygii') ORDER BY species.genus, species.species Fish Identification
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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Scorpaeniformes
Family: Scorpaenidae Scorpionfishes or rockfishes
Subfamily: Scorpaeninae
Genus: Parascorpaena

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Photo by Winterbottom, R.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Parascorpaena aurita (Rüppell, 1838)

Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Parascorpaena aurita
[Golden scorpionfish]
No picture found
East Indies
Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Parascorpaena bandanensis
[Banda scorpionfish]
No picture found
Indo-West Pacific.
Max. Length 5 cm SL

 
Parascorpaena maculipinnis
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Parascorpaena mcadamsi (Fowler, 1938)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Parascorpaena mcadamsi
[McAdam's scorpionfish]

Photo by Petrinos, C.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Parascorpaena mossambica (Peters, 1855)

Photo by Petrinos, C.
 
Parascorpaena mossambica
[Mozambique scorpionfish]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 5 cm SL

 
Parascorpaena moultoni
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Parascorpaena picta (Cuvier, 1829)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Parascorpaena picta
[Northern scorpionfish]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Parascorpaena aurita Golden scorpionfish Indo-Pacific 15 TL 1838
Parascorpaena bandanensis Banda scorpionfish East Indies 10 TL 1851
Parascorpaena maculipinnis Indo-West Pacific. 5 SL 1957
Parascorpaena mcadamsi McAdam's scorpionfish Indo-Pacific 8 TL 1938
Parascorpaena mossambica Mozambique scorpionfish Indo-Pacific 12 TL 1855
Parascorpaena moultoni Western Central Pacific 5 SL 1961
Parascorpaena picta Northern scorpionfish Indo-West Pacific 16 TL 1829



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