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Scorpaena melasma


Scorpaena melasma was originally described as Scorpaena melasma by Eschmeyer in 1965. It belongs to the family Scorpaenidae and subfamily Scorpaeninae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   melasma
AuthorWI   Eschmeyer [W. N.]
AuthorNI   Eschmeyer
Qualification   ---
Year   1965
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   melasma
Original Combination   Scorpaena melasma
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Scorpaena melasma
OriginalSubGenus   Scorpaena
Original Author   Eschmeyer
Original AuthorWI   Eschmeyer [W. N.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1965
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Scorpaeninae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Off Brazil, 2°10'S, 41°33'W, Oregon station 4243, depth 36 fathoms.
Types   Paratypes: UF 213330 [ex UMML 13330] (1).
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   USNM 198154
Journal   Bull. Mar. Sci.
Citation   v. 15 (no. 1)
Page   109
Illustrations   Fig. 6c

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Scorpaena melasma
Current Species melasma
Current Genus Scorpaena
Current AuthorWI Eschmeyer [W. N.]
Current AuthorNI Eschmeyer
Current Year 1965
Current Family Scorpaenidae
Current Subfamily
Scorpaeninae Scorpaeninae

Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water
Depth Range From 37 to 66 meters.

Current Summary   Valid as Scorpaena melasma  Eschmeyer 1965. Scorpaenidae: Scorpaeninae.
Name History   •Valid as Scorpaena melasma Eschmeyer 1965 -- (Eschmeyer 1969:55 [ref. 1274], Cervigón 1992:422 [ref. 23827], Poss & Eschmeyer 2003:1238 [ref. 27048], Moura & Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:73 [ref. 27192], Motomura 2004:821 [ref. 28049], Fricke et al. 2018:[14] [ref. 36159]).

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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
angolensis Scorpaena angolensis Norman [J. R.] 1935Valid
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
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