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Scorpaenopsis cirrosa Weedy stingfish

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lexID:
4481 
AphiaID:
277520 
Scientific:
Scorpaenopsis cirrosa 
German:
Verzierter Drachenkopf 
English:
Weedy Stingfish 
Category:
Scorpionfishes/Stonefishes 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Scorpaeniformes (Order) > Scorpaenidae (Family) > Scorpaenopsis (Genus) > cirrosa (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Thunberg, ), 1793 
Occurrence:
China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam 
Size:
up to 9.06" (23 cm) 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 80.6 °F (22°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Coralfish of all kind, Fish (little fishes) 
Tank:
439.96 gal (~ 2000L) 
Difficulty:
Only for advanced aquarists 
Toxicity:
Toxic 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
More related species
in this lexicon:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-07-29 20:17:42 

Toxicity


Scorpaenopsis cirrosa is (very) poisonous and the poison can kill you under circumstances!!!
If you want to keep Scorpaenopsis cirrosa, 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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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!

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(Thunberg, 1793)
Northwest Pacific: southern Japan and China south to Hong Kong and northern Taiwan.

Synonymised taxa:
Dendroscorpaena cirrhosa (Thunberg, 1793)
Perca cirrosa Thunberg, 1793
Scorpaena cirrhosa (Thunberg, 1793)
Scorpaena leonina Richardson, 1846
Scorpaenopsis cirrhosa (Thunberg, 1793)
Scorpaenopsis cirrhosus (Thunberg, 1793)

Species:

Scorpaenopsis altirostris (Gilbert, 1905)
Scorpaenopsis barbata (Rüppell, 1838)
Scorpaenopsis brevifrons Eschmeyer & Randall, 1975
Scorpaenopsis cacopsis Jenkins, 1901
Scorpaenopsis cirrosa (Thunberg, 1793)
Scorpaenopsis cotticeps Fowler, 1938
Scorpaenopsis diabolus (Cuvier, 1829)
Scorpaenopsis eschmeyeri Randall & Greenfield, 2004
Scorpaenopsis furneauxi Whitley, 1959
Scorpaenopsis gibbosa (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Scorpaenopsis gilchristi (Smith, 1957)
Scorpaenopsis insperatus Motomura, 2004
Scorpaenopsis lactomaculata (Herre, 1945)
Scorpaenopsis longispina Randall & Eschmeyer, 2001
Scorpaenopsis macrochir Ogilby, 1910
Scorpaenopsis neglecta Heckel, 1837
Scorpaenopsis obtusa Randall & Eschmeyer, 2001
Scorpaenopsis orientalis Randall & Eschmeyer, 2001
Scorpaenopsis oxycephala (Bleeker, 1849)
Scorpaenopsis palmeri Ogilby, 1910
Scorpaenopsis papuensis (Cuvier, 1829)
Scorpaenopsis pluralis Randall & Eschmeyer, 2001
Scorpaenopsis possi Randall & Eschmeyer, 2001
Scorpaenopsis pusilla Randall & Eschmeyer, 2001
Scorpaenopsis ramaraoi Randall & Eschmeyer, 2001
Scorpaenopsis venosa (Cuvier, 1829)
Scorpaenopsis vittapinna Randall & Eschmeyer, 2001
Scorpaenopsis barbatus (Rüppell, 1838) Scorpaenopsis barbata (Rüppell, 1838)
Scorpaenopsis catocala Jordan & Evermann, 1903 Scorpaenopsis diabolus (Cuvier, 1829)
Scorpaenopsis cirrhosa (Thunberg, 1793) Scorpaenopsis cirrosa (Thunberg, 1793)
Scorpaenopsis cirrhosus (Thunberg, 1793) Scorpaenopsis cirrosa (Thunberg, 1793)
Scorpaenopsis diabola (Cuvier, 1829) Scorpaenopsis diabolus (Cuvier, 1829)
Scorpaenopsis diabolis (Cuvier, 1829) Scorpaenopsis diabolus (Cuvier, 1829)
Scorpaenopsis fowleri (Pietschmann, 1934) Sebastapistes fowleri (Pietschmann, 1934)
Scorpaenopsis gibbosus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) Scorpaenopsis gibbosa (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Scorpaenopsis grandicornis (Cuvier, 1829) Scorpaena grandicornis Cuvier, 1829
Scorpaenopsis iop Nakabo, Senou & Masuda, 1993 Scorpaenopsis cotticeps Fowler, 1938
Scorpaenopsis natalensis (Regan, 1906)
Scorpaena scrofa Linnaeus, 1758
Scorpaenopsis nesogallica (Cuvier, 1829) Scorpaenopsis gibbosa (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Scorpaenopsis novaeguineae (Cuvier, 1829) Scorpaenopsis venosa (Cuvier, 1829)
Scorpaenopsis novae-guineae (Cuvier, 1829) Scorpaenopsis venosa (Cuvier, 1829)
Scorpaenopsis oxycephalus (Bleeker, 1849) Scorpaenopsis oxycephala (Bleeker, 1849)
Scorpaenopsis rosea (Day, 1868)
Scorpaenopsis venosa (Cuvier, 1829)
Scorpaenopsis simulata de Beaufort, 1962 Scorpaenopsis cotticeps Fowler, 1938
Scorpaenopsis stigma Fowler, 1938 Phenacoscorpius megalops Fowler, 1938

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