Animal Species:Cook’s Scorpionfish, Scorpaena cardinalis Solander & Richardson 1842

Cook's Scorpionfish occurs around northern New Zealand, the Kermadec Islands and offshore islands of the Tasman Sea.

Cook’s Scorpionfish, Scorpaena cardinalis

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Standard Common Name

Cook’s Scorpionfish

Classification

Species:
cardinalis
Genus:
Scorpaena
Family:
Scorpaenidae
Order:
Scorpaeniformes
Class:
Actinopterygii
Subphylum:
Vertebrata
Phylum:
Chordata
Kingdom:
Animalia

What does this mean?

References

  1. Motomura, Hiroyuki, et al., 2011. Validity of Scorpaena jacksoniensis and a redescription of S. cardinalis, a senior synonym of S. cookii (Scorpaeniformes: Scorpaenidae). Ichthyological Research 58: 315-332.


Mark McGrouther , Collection Manager, Ichthyology
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