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Scorpaenodes scaber Pygmy Rockcod, Pygmy Scorpionfish

Scorpaenodes scaberis commonly referred to as Pygmy Rockcod, Pygmy Scorpionfish. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Has a poison harmful to health.


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Foto: Narooma Wharf, New South Wales, Australien


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lexID:
12629 
AphiaID:
Scientific:
Scorpaenodes scaber 
German:
Skorpionsfisch 
English:
Pygmy Rockcod, Pygmy Scorpionfish 
Category:
Scorpionfishes/Stonefishes 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Scorpaeniformes (Order) > Scorpaenidae (Family) > Scorpaenodes (Genus) > scaber (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Ramsay & Ogilby, ), 1886 
Occurrence:
Djibouti, (the) Maldives, Australia, Coral sea, French Polynesia, Indo Pacific, Japan, Lord Howe Island, New Caledonia, New South Wales (Australia), New Zealand, Norfolk Island, Philippines, Queensland (Australia), South Australia, Taiwan, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), the Kermadec Islands, the Society Islands, Vietnam 
Sea depth:
3 - 30 Meter 
Size:
up to 4.72" (12 cm) 
Temperature:
78.8 °F - 84.2 °F (26°C - 29°C) 
Food:
Carnivore, Fish (little fishes), Predatory 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Has a poison harmful to health 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Data deficient (DD) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
More related species
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-12-11 13:59:42 

Toxicity

This is a general hint!
Scorpaenodes scaber has a harmful toxin.
As a rule, animals with a harmful poison do not pose any danger in normal Aquarieaner everyday life. Read the following husbandry information and comments from aquarists who already keep Scorpaenodes scaber in their aquarium to get a better picture about the possible danger. However, please be careful when using Scorpaenodes scaber. Every human reacts differently to poisons.
If you suspect that you have come into contact with the poison, please contact your doctor or the poison emergency call.
The phone number of the poison emergency call can be found here:
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Overview Worldwide: eapcct.org

Info

Similar species: Scorpaenodes evides

Synonyms;
Scorpaenodes scabra (Ramsay & Ogilby, 1886)
Sebastes scaber Ramsay & Ogilby, 1886

External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Fishes of Australia (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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