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Scorpaenopsis barbata Bearded scorpionfish

Scorpaenopsis barbatais commonly referred to as Bearded scorpionfish. Difficulty in the aquarium: Only for advanced aquarists. A aquarium size of at least 1000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic.


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lexID:
2255 
AphiaID:
218109 
Scientific:
Scorpaenopsis barbata 
German:
Bärtiger Drachenkopf 
English:
Bearded Scorpionfish 
Category:
Scorpionfishes/Stonefishes 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Scorpaeniformes (Order) > Scorpaenidae (Family) > Scorpaenopsis (Genus) > barbata (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Rüppell, ), 1838 
Occurrence:
Vereinigte Arabische Emirate, Djibouti, Sudan, Kuwait, Africa, Bahrain, Egypt, Gulf of Aqaba / Gulf of Eliat, Gulf of Oman / Oman, Israel, Jordan, Mayotte, Quatar, Red Sea, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Western Indian Ocean 
Sea depth:
0 - 30 Meter 
Size:
up to 8.66" (22 cm) 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 80.6 °F (22°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Clam meat, Crustaceans, Fish (little fishes), Food specialist, Schrimps, Shrimps 
Tank:
219.98 gal (~ 1000L) 
Difficulty:
Only for advanced aquarists 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
More related species
in this lexicon:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2021-06-16 11:54:20 

Toxicity


Scorpaenopsis barbata is (very) poisonous and the poison can kill you under circumstances!!!
If you want to keep Scorpaenopsis barbata, inform yourself about the poison and its effects before buying. Keep a note with the telephone number of the poison emergency call and all necessary information about the animal next to your aquarium so that you can be helped quickly in an emergency.
The telephone numbers of the poison emergency call can be found here:
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Overview Worldwide: eapcct.org

This message appears for poisonous, very poisonous and also animals whose poison can kill you immediately. Every human reacts differently to poisons. Please therefore weigh the risk for yourself AND your environment very carefully, and never act lightly!

Info

Benthic to at least 30 m

Systematik: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Scorpaeniformes (Order) > Scorpaenoidei (Suborder) > Scorpaenidae (Family) > Scorpaeninae (Subfamily) > Scorpaenopsis (Genus) > Scorpaenopsis barbata (Species)

External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 16.06.2021.

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Scorpaenopsis barbata  -  November 2007 - Egypt - Red Sea - Safari - Canon PowerShot G7
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