Scorpaena porcus, black scorpionfish, black scorpion-fish, European scorpionfish, photos, facts and physical characteristics


Scorpaena porcus, black scorpionfish, black scorpion-fish, European scorpionfish, photos, facts and physical characteristics

Scorpaena porcus

Scorpaena porcus Description

Ocular diameter slightly bigger than the muzzle. A pronounced occipital sulcus. Supraocular tentacle usually with the same size than the ocular diameter. Pectoral with sixteen to eighteen radiums, reaching the second anal's thorn.

Scorpaena porcus Common Names

  • black scorpionfish, black scorpion-fish, European scorpionfish

Scorpaena porcus Taxonomic Structure

What type of species is Scorpaena porcus? Below, you will find the taxonomic groups the Scorpaena porcus species belongs to.

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Scorpaena porcus, marine species closely related

Scorpaena porcus, distinctive physical characteristics

How to identify Scorpaena porcus marine species? Below, you will find the list of main identification criteria and physical characteristics of marine species Scorpaena porcus. For each identification criteria, the corresponding physical characteristics of marine species Scorpaena porcus are marked in green.

Scorpaena porcus, geographic distribution

Where is Scorpaena porcus found in the world? Below, you will find the list and a world map of the geographic distribution where the marine species Scorpaena porcus can be found.

Scorpaena porcus, underwater photographers

Which photographers have photos of Scorpaena porcus species? Below, you will find the list of underwater photographers and their photos of the marine species Scorpaena porcus.