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Scorpaena scrofa  Linnaeus, 1758

Red scorpionfish
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Actinopterígios (peces con aletas radiadas) > Scorpaeniformes (Scorpionfishes and flatheads) > Scorpaenidae (Scorpionfishes or rockfishes) > Scorpaeninae
Etymology: Scorpaena: Latin, scorpaena = a kind of fish, 1706 (Ref. 45335).   More on author: Linnaeus.

Medioambiente / Clima / Gama Ecología

; marino; salobre demersal; no migratorio; rango de profundidad 20 - 500 m (Ref. 4510), usually ? - 150 m (Ref. 27000).   Subtropical; 60°N - 35°S, 26°W - 36°E

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Eastern Atlantic: British Isles (rare) to Senegal including Madeira, the Canary Islands, and Cape Verde. Also throughout the Mediterranean except Black Sea. South African species thought to be the same as population in the northeast Atlantic (Ref. 4313).

Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 50.0 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 4510); common length : 30.0 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 2683); peso máximo publicado: 3.0 kg (Ref. 40637)

Short description Morfología | Morfometría

Espinas dorsales (total): 12; Radios blandos dorsales (total): 9; Espinas anales 3; Radios blandos anales: 5. Dark spot often on spinous dorsal (Ref. 4313).

Biología     Glosario (por ej. epibenthic)

Solitary and sedentary over rocky, sandy or muddy bottoms. Feeds on fishes, crustaceans and mollusks (Ref.4570).

Life cycle and mating behavior Madurez | Reproducción | Puesta | Huevos | Fecundidad | Larva

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Hureau, J.-C. and N.I. Litvinenko, 1986. Scorpaenidae. p. 1211-1229. In P.J.P. Whitehead, M.-L. Bauchot, J.-C. Hureau, J. Nielsen and E. Tortonese (eds.) Fishes of the North-eastern Atlantic and the Mediterranean. UNESCO, Paris. Vol 3. (Ref. 4570)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Venomous (Ref. 4690)




Human uses

Pesquerías: comercial; Acuario: Acuarios públicos
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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 11.1 - 18, mean 14.4 (based on 189 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01288 (0.01075 - 0.01544), b=3.00 (2.96 - 3.04), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this species (Ref. 93245).
Nivel trófico (Ref. 69278):  4.3   ±0.5 se; Based on diet studies.
Resiliencia (Ref. 69278):  Bajo, población duplicada en un tiempo mínimo de 4.5-14 años (K=0.08).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  High to very high vulnerability (68 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Low.