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

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Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 11.7 cm TL
Sebastapistes ballieui (Sauvage, 1875)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Sebastapistes ballieui
[Spotfin scorpionfish]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Sebastapistes coniorta Jenkins, 1903

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Sebastapistes coniorta
[Humpback nohu]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Sebastapistes cyanostigma (Bleeker, 1856)

Photo by Photo by Adams, M.J.
 
Sebastapistes cyanostigma
[Yellowspotted scorpionfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 4.7 cm TL
Sebastapistes fowleri (Pietschmann, 1934)

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Sebastapistes fowleri
[Pigmy scorpionfish]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 4.9 cm SL
Sebastapistes galactacma Jenkins, 1903

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Sebastapistes galactacma
[Galactacma scorpionfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 9.5 cm TL
Sebastapistes mauritiana (Cuvier, 1829)

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Sebastapistes mauritiana
[Spineblotch scorpionfish]
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Max. Length 10.2 cm TL

 
Sebastapistes nuchalis
[]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 9.5 cm TL
Sebastapistes strongia (Cuvier, 1829)

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Sebastapistes strongia
[Barchin scorpionfish]
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Max. Length 2.5 cm TL

 
Sebastapistes taeniophrys
[Eyebrow scorpionfish]



Indo-Pacific.
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Sebastapistes tinkhami (Fowler, 1946)

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Sebastapistes tinkhami
[Darkspotted scorpionfish]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Sebastapistes ballieui Spotfin scorpionfish Eastern Central Pacific 11.7 TL 1875
Sebastapistes coniorta Humpback nohu Eastern Central Pacific 10 TL 1903
Sebastapistes cyanostigma Yellowspotted scorpionfish Indo-Pacific 10 TL 1856
Sebastapistes fowleri Pigmy scorpionfish Indo-Pacific 4.7 TL 1934
Sebastapistes galactacma Galactacma scorpionfish Pacific Ocean 4.9 SL 1903
Sebastapistes mauritiana Spineblotch scorpionfish Indo-Pacific 9.5 TL 1829
Sebastapistes nuchalis Indo-Pacific. 10.2 TL 1874
Sebastapistes strongia Barchin scorpionfish Indo-Pacific 9.5 TL 1829
Sebastapistes taeniophrys Eyebrow scorpionfish Indo-West Pacific 2.5 TL 1943
Sebastapistes tinkhami Darkspotted scorpionfish Indo-Pacific. 10 TL 1946



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