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Scorpaenodes tribulosus  Eschmeyer, 1969

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Scorpaeniformes (Scorpionfishes and flatheads) > Scorpaenidae (Scorpionfishes or rockfishes) > Scorpaeninae
Etymology: Scorpaenodes: Latin, scorpaena = a kind of fish, 1706 + Greek oides = similar to (Ref. 45335);  tribulosus: From the Latin tribulosus meaning thorny, alluding to the strongly ctenoid scales.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; demersal; depth range 73 - 176 m (Ref. 26774).   Tropical, preferred ?

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Western Indian Ocean: Somalia and Kenya.

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 5.1 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 26774)

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Dorsal spines (total): 13; Dorsal soft rays (total): 8; Anal spines: 3; Anal soft rays: 5; Vertebrae: 24

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Eschmeyer, W.N., 1969. A new scorpionfish of the genus Scorpaenodes and S. muciparus (Alcock) from the Indian Ocean, with comments on the limits of the genus. Occas. Pap. Cal. Academy Sci. 76:11p. (Ref. 26774)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 109396)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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