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Accepted name: Scorpaena porcus Linnaeus, 1758

Scientific synonyms and common names

Scorpaena porcus Linnaeus, 1758

Synonyms:

Scorpaena Porcus Linnaeus, 1758, Syst. Nat., ed. X: 266 ('Habitat in M. Mediterraneo, Oceano').
Cottus massiliensis Gmelin, 1788, in Linnaeus & Gmelin, Syst. Nat., ed. XIII, 1(3): 1213 ('Habitat in Mari Mediterraneo').
Scorpaena porcus: Bloch, 1788: 3, pl. 181 Risso, 1810: 187; 1826: 370 Cuvier, 1829, in Cuv. Val.: 300' Guichenot, 1850: 41 Günther, 1860: 107 Baader, 1873-1874: 182 Moreau, 1881: 315 Koehler, 1896: 478 Roule, 1907: 17 Ninni, 1912: 48 Fage, 1918: 106, fig. 75-77, map 13 Roule, 1919: 59 de Buen, 1919: 48 Norman, 1935b: 613;1935a: 26 Nobre, 1935: 102, pl. 14 (fig. 43) de Buen, 1935-1936: 123, fig. 87 Fowler, 1936: 919 Cadenat, 1943: 543, fig. 4 Lozano Rey, 1952: 281, pl. 23 (fig. 3) Ben-Tuvia, 1953: 28 Dieuzeide et al., 1955: 260, fig. Dollfus, 1955: 67 & 159 Boutière, 1958: passim Dollfus, 1959: 109 Riedl, 1963: 551, pl. 206 Soljan, 1963: 280 Banarescu, 1964: 867, fig. 382 Bini, 1965: 235 Eschmeyer, 1969: 83, fig. 9a Tortonese, 1970: 231.
Scorpaena massiliensis: Lacepède, 1801: 269.
Scorpaena rascassa Lacepède, 1801, Hist. nat. Poiss., 3: 275-277 ('Meditérraneee et autres mers').


Common names:

black scorpionfish [En]
porc [Fr]
rascacio [Es]
rascasse brune [Fr]
scorfano nero [It]
small-scaled scorpion fish [En]

Black scorpionfish (Scorpaena porcus)