Species Scorpaena scrofa (Red scorpionfish)

A big rockfish up to 30 cm long. Its size and the presence of many dark tentacles under the mandible differentiate it from the Black Scorpionfish, the Small Red Scorpionfish, and the Madeira Scorpionfish.

Subspecies

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Species profile
  • Is marine

Vernacular names for species Scorpaena scrofa

LanguageNameSource
Albanianshkerpi i kuqWorms
CatalanCap RoigJosep Vilanova
Dutch; Flemishrascasse, rode schorpioenvis, oranje schorpioenvisWorms, Worms, Worms
Englishred scorpionfish, largescaled scorpionfish, red scorpion-fishWorms, Worms, Worms
Frenchrascasse rougeWorms
Germangroßer roter Drachenkopf, roter DrachenkopfWorms, Worms
GreekΣκορπίναWorms
Hebrewעקרבנון מדובללWorms
Italianscorfano rossoWorms
PortugueserocazWorms
SpanishcabrachoWorms
SwedishhavssuggaWorms
TurkishiskorpitWorms
Welshpysgodyn dreiniogWorms
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