Other identification tools | FishBase

Fish Identification: Find Species

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

(See list of species below)



Select Class:     Select Order:   
Select Family: Subfamily:     Select Genus:

Select Ocean (marine/brackish) or Continent (freshwater):
Select a country:
Only include species occuring above: m

Total number of spines in dorsal and anal fins (optional).      Enter total length (TL) and maximum body depth (BD)

Show family drawings / Hide family drawings



6 species in
(see list below)
Export file

1 of 1 Jump to:



6 species

Sort by: Species Length Year
1 of 1 Jump to:
Export file
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Rhinopias aphanes Lacy scorpionfish Western Pacific 25 TL 1973
Rhinopias argoliba Northwest Pacific 15 TL 1973
Rhinopias cea Cea's scorpionfish Eastern Pacific 20.2 NG 1997
Rhinopias eschmeyeri Eschmeyer's scorpionfish Indo-West Pacific. 23 TL 1977
Rhinopias frondosa Weedy scorpionfish Indo-West Pacific 23 TL 1892
Rhinopias xenops Pacific Ocean 15.3 SL 1905



Other identification tools in FishBase


Quick Identification
Identification keys
Identification by morphometrics
Identification by pictures:
          If you already know the Family, go to Search FishBase, select Family and click on 'Identification by pictures' to display all available pictures in FishBase for the family.

          If you already know the Country, go to
Search FishBase, select Country and click on 'Identification by pictures' to display all available pictures in FishBase for the country.

          If you already know the Ecosystem, go to
Search FishBase, select Ecosystem and click on 'Identification by pictures' to display all available pictures in FishBase for the ecosystem.
cfm script by eagbayani, 30.11.04, ,  php script by cmilitante, 05/11/2010 ,  last modified by cmilitante, 14/03/2013