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Scorpaenodes xyris
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Scorpaenodes xyris

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Scorpaenodes xyris
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Scorpaenodes xyris

Scorpaenodes
© Copyright Ross Robertson, 2006 · 12
Scorpaenodes
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Overview
Main identification features
  • no pit behind eye
  • d: xiii
  • pectoral: lower rays unbranched
  • body scales rough
SCORPAENODES

SCORPIONFISHES

No pit on top of head behind eye; teeth on front roof of mouth but not on sides; small slit present or absent behind last gill arch; dorsal fin XIII +8-10 rays; anal III+4-5; last dorsal and anal rays branched; pectoral 15-20 rays, some branched; scales rough, head usually scaly; small spiny rays at top and bottom of base of tail fin.

A circumtropical genus containing 21 species; with one species in and endemic to the tropical eastern Pacific.


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