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Noun1.Scorpaenidae - scorpionfishes; rockfishes; lionfishes
fish family - any of various families of fish
scorpaenid, scorpaenid fish - any of numerous carnivorous usually bottom-dwelling warm-water marine fishes found worldwide but most abundant in the Pacific
genus Scorpaena, Scorpaena - type genus of the Scorpaenidae: scorpionfishes
genus Pterois, Pterois - lionfishes
genus Synanceja, Synanceja - stonefishes
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Among fish, the Congridae and Moridae families were the most representative in number of species (three and two, respectively), followed by other families represented by a single species (Macrouridae, Colocongridae, Scorpaenidae, Polimixiidae and Mu- raenidae).
Lionfish are members of the venomous family Scorpaenidae which is among the largest in the vertebrate fish phylum (Chordata) with 45 genera and 380 species.
The fish belongs to the species pterois miles, which belongs to the family of the Scorpaenidae and has probably reached the waters of Cyprus by travelling via the popular Suez Canal.
Balistidae, Scorpaenidae and Diodontidae are small bony species with distinctive spines and scutes that survive well.
The exotic lionfish is in the same family, Scorpaenidae, but is much more toxic.
Technology developed for DCNS' Le Triomphant and Barracuda boats has been leveraged into the company's Scorpene class conventional vessels that have in turn been co-developed with Navantia of Spain (the scorpaenidae family of fish includes the scorpene, or scorpion fish in English).
000 especies de peces marinos acantotoxicos que tienen aletas con varias espinas radiales oseas (ray-finned fish) (subclase Actinopterygii), destacan tanto por el mayor numero de especies peligrosas, su elevada capacidad toxicologica y frecuencia de casos de ictioacantotoxicosis al hombre, los de la familia Scorpaenidae (orden Scorpaeniforme) (e.
Nombre Familia Genero Especie Vulgar Lutjanidae Lutjanus Lutjanus synagris Pargo chino Carangidae Caranx Caranx hippos Jurel Caranx crysos Cojinua Chloroscombrus Chloroscombrus chrysurus Casabito Trachinotus Trachinotus falcatus Pampano Seriola Seriola dumerili Medregal Selene Selene vomer Jorobado Gobiidae Gobionellus Gobionellus oceanicus Guabino Scorpaenidae Scorpaena Scorpaena plumieri Rascasio Centropomidae Centropomus Centropomus undecimales Robalo Rachycentridae Rachycentron Rachycentron canadum Bacalao Sphyraenidae Sphyraena Sphyraena guachancho Juancho Ariidae Bagre Bagre marinus Barbudo pluma Cathorops Cathorops sp.
True sculpins belong to the Family Cottidae; Fowler described the new species as a member of the Family Scorpaenidae.