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Scorpaena angolensis


Scorpaena angolensis was originally described as Scorpaena angolensis by Norman in 1935. It belongs to the family Scorpaenidae and subfamily Scorpaeninae. It is commonly known as Angola rockfish and is known Rascasse de l'Angola in France, Skorpena angolanska in Poland, Rascasso de Angola in Portugal, Rascacio de Angola in Spain, Angola rockfish in United Kingdom. more common names It is found in Salt water.
Species   angolensis
AuthorWI   Norman [J. R.]
AuthorNI   Norman
Qualification   ---
Year   1935
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Scorpaeniformes Scorpaeniformes
Family   Scorpaenidae
Scorpaeninae Scorpaeninae
Genus   Scorpaena
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Scorpaeniformes
Family   Scorpaenidae
Subfamily   Scorpaeninae
Genus   Scorpaena
Original Name   Scorpaena        
Taxon Name   angolensis
Original Combination   Scorpaena angolensis
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Scorpaena angolensis
OriginalSubGenus   Scorpaena
Original Author   Norman
Original AuthorWI   Norman [J. R.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1935
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Scorpaeninae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Elephant Bay, Angola.
Types   Paratypes: BMNH 1905.2.24.13 (1), 1935.5.11.199 (1).
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   BMNH 1910.2.24.1
Journal   Discovery Reps.
Citation   v. 12
Page   (26) 28
Illustrations   Fig. 10

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Scorpaena angolensis
Current Species angolensis
Current Genus Scorpaena
Current AuthorWI Norman [J. R.]
Current AuthorNI Norman
Current Year 1935
Current Family Scorpaenidae
Current Subfamily
Scorpaeninae Scorpaeninae

Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water
Habitat Notes Found on sand or mud bottom (Ref. 4510) of coastal waters (Ref. 2683).
Depth Range From 20 to 311 meters.

Current Summary   Valid as Scorpaena angolensis  Norman 1935. Scorpaenidae: Scorpaeninae.
Name History   •Valid as Scorpaena angolensis Norman 1935 -- (Eschmeyer 1969:64 [ref. 1274], Eschmeyer & Dempster 1990:669 [ref. 17613], Wirtz et al. 2013:121 [ref. 32972], Poss 2016:2268 [ref. 34610], Fricke et al. 2018:[12] [ref. 36159], Fricke & Zhukov 2020:123 [ref. 37214]).

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aculeata Scorpaena aculeata Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1801In family
afimbria Scorpaena afimbria Slastenenko [E. P.] 1935Synonym
africana Scorpaena africana Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1801Synonym
afuerae Scorpaena afuerae Hildebrand [S. F.] 1946Valid
agassizi Scorpaena agassizi Goode [G. B.] & Bean [T. H.] 1896Synonym
agassizii Scorpaena agassizii Goode [G. B.] & Bean [T. H.] 1896Valid
albifimbria Scorpaena albifimbria Evermann [B. W.] & Marsh [M. C.] 1900Valid
albobrunnea Scorpaena albobrunnea Günther [A.] 1874Synonym
albofasciata Scorpaena albofasciata Metzelaar [J.] 1919Synonym
alepidota Scorpaena alepidota Bloch [M. E.] 1787Synonym
ambigua Scorpaena ambigua Klunzinger [C. B.] 1872Synonym
americana Hemitripterus americanus Gmelin [J. F.] 1789Valid
americana Scorpaena americana Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1801Synonym
americana Scorpaena americana Gmelin [J. F.] 1789Synonym
amplisquamiceps Scorpaena amplisquamiceps Fowler [H. W.] 1938Synonym
annobonae Scorpaena annobonae Eschmeyer [W. N.] 1969Valid
antennata Scorpaena antennata Bloch [M. E.] 1787Synonym
aplodactylus Scorpaena aplodactylus Bleeker [P.] 1853Valid
aqabae Scorpaena aqabae Fowler [H. W.] & Steinitz [H.] 1956Synonym
armata Parascorpaena armata Sauvage [H.-E.] 1873Valid
armata Scorpaena armata Sauvage [H.-E.] 1873Synonym
ascensionis Scorpaena ascensionis Eschmeyer [W. N.] 1971Valid
asperella Scorpaena asperella Bennett [E. T.] 1828Synonym
atlantica Scorpaena atlantica Nichols [J. T.] & Breder [C. M., Jr.] 1924Synonym
aurita Scorpaena aurita Rüppell [W. P. E. S.] 1838Synonym
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