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) = 'Rhinopias') 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: Rhinopias

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Photo by Adams, M.J.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Rhinopias aphanes Eschmeyer, 1973

Photo by Adams, M.J.
Rhinopias aphanes
[Lacy scorpionfish]
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Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL

Rhinopias argoliba
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Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 20.2 cm NG

Rhinopias cea
[Cea's scorpionfish]

Photo by Adams, M.J.

Indo-West Pacific.
Max. Length 23 cm TL
Rhinopias eschmeyeri Condé, 1977

Photo by Adams, M.J.
Rhinopias eschmeyeri
[Eschmeyer's scorpionfish]

Photo by Großkopf, J.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 23 cm TL
Rhinopias frondosa (Günther, 1892)

Photo by Großkopf, J.
Rhinopias frondosa
[Weedy scorpionfish]

Photo by Stender, K.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 15.3 cm SL
Rhinopias xenops (Gilbert, 1905)

Photo by Stender, K.
Rhinopias xenops

6 species

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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

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