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Scorpaena papillosa (Schneider & Forster 1801)


Currently Accepted Name: Scorpaena papillosa (Schneider & Forster 1801)

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Domain : Eukaryota
Kingdom : Animalia
Phylum : Chordata
Subphylum : Vertebrata
Superclass : Gnathostomata
Grade : Teleostomi
Class : Actinopterygii
Subclass : Neopterygii
Division : Teleostei
Subdivision : Euteleostei
Superorder : Acanthopterygii
Series : Percomorpha
Order : Scorpaeniformes
Suborder : Scorpaenoidei
Family : Scorpaenidae
Genus : Scorpaena
Species : papillosa

Selected Name

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Name: Scorpaena papillosa
Author: (Schneider & Forster 1801)
Genus: Scorpaena
Species: papillosa

Current Name

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Current Name: Scorpaena papillosa
Current Author: (Schneider & Forster 1801)
Current Genus: Scorpaena
Current Species: papillosa
Current Summary: Scorpaena papillosa (Schneider & Forster 1801) Scorpaenidae.

Original Name

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Original Name: Synanceia papillosus
Original Author: Schneider & Forster 1801
Original Genus Species: Synanceia papillosus
Original Genus: Synanceia
Original Species: papillosus

Original Description

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Original Name:Synanceia papillosus Schneider & Forster 1801
Reference: [ref. 471]
Journal Acronym: BOOK
Journal: M. E. Blochii, Systema Ichthyologiae.
Article: M. E. Blochii, Systema Ichthyologiae iconibus cx illustratum. Post obitum auctoris opus inchoatum absolvit, correxit, interpolavit Jo. Gottlob Schneider, Saxo. Berolini. Sumtibus Auctoris Impressum et Bibliopolio Sanderiano Commissum.
Pages: i-lx + 1-584
Drawings: Pls. 1-110
Text Page: 196
Type Locality: New Zealand.
Comments: Name attributable to Schneider, description taken from Forster manuscript (reproduced in Lichtenstein 1844:128-130 [ref. 17531]). Genus as *Synanceja* on p. 195 but corrected in Corrigenda.


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* Valid as Scorpaena papillosa (Schneider & Forster 1801).

Paulin 1982 - [ref. 23678] - Scorpionfishes of New Zealand (Pisces: Scorpaenidae). Page: 438

Paxton et al. 1989 - [ref. 12442] - Zoological Catalogue of Australia. Volume 7. Pisces. Petromyzontidae to Carangidae. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra. Page: 448

Paulin et al. 1989 - [ref. 24556] - New Zealand fish a complete guide. National Museum of New Zealand Miscellaneous Series. Page: 168
Comment: as *papillosus*

Paulin & Roberts 1992 - [ref. 24625] - The rockpool fishes of New Zealand. *Te ika aaria o Aotearoa*. Museum of New Zealand *Te Papa Tongarewa*. Page: 137

Kuiter 1993 - [ref. 23929] - Coastal fishes of south-eastern Australia. University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu. Page: 120

Gomon et al. 1994 - [ref. 22532] - (Eds.) The fishes of Australia's south coast. Flora and Fauna of South Australia Handbooks Committee. State Printer, Adelaide. Page: 491
Comment: as *papillosa*

Kuiter 1997 - [ref. 25488] - Guide to sea fishes of Australia. A comprehensive reference for divers and fishermen. Page: 86

Hutchins 2001 - [ref. 25847] - Checklist of the fishes of Western Australia. Page: 27

Randall & Greenfield 2004 - [ref. 27899] - Two new scorpionfishes (Scorpaenidae) from the South Pacific. Page: 393

Motomura et al. 2005 - [ref. 28254] - First records of *Scorpaena onaria* (Scorpaeniformes: Scorpaenidae) from the southwestern Pacific Ocean, and comparisons with the northern hemisphere population. Page: 867

Motomura et al. 2005 - [ref. 28339] - *Scorpaena bulacephala*, a new species of scorpionfish (Scorpaeniformes: Scorpaenidae) from the northern Tasman Sea. Page: 29

Allen et al. 2006 - [ref. 29066] - Various families: pp. 637-646, 689-695, 776-785, 881-892, 893-895, 911-916, 969-974. In: Zoological Catalogue of Australia. Volume 35. Fishes. Page: 885
Comment: with authors as Boch & Schneider

Distribution and Habitat

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Water Type: Salt
Habitat: demersal
Depth Range: 5.0 to 50.0 metres
16.4 to 164.0 feet
Distribution: Australia and New Zealand.


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Maximum Length: 300mm


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Scorpaena papillosus (Schneider & Forster 1801)
new combination
Synanceia papillosus Schneider & Forster 1801original combinationNo
Scorpaena ergastulorum Richardson 1842junior synonymNo


Common Names

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Common NameUsed InLanguage
Red rock codFishWiseEnglish
Red rock codAustraliaEnglish
Red rock codAustraliaEnglish
Chained scorpionfishAustraliaEnglish
Common red gurnardAustraliaEnglish
Red cock codAustraliaEnglish

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