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Scorpaenodes guamensis (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)

Guam scorpionfish
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Actinopterygii (strålfeniga fiskar) > Scorpaeniformes (Scorpionfishes and flatheads) > Scorpaenidae (Scorpionfishes or rockfishes) > Scorpaeninae
Etymology: Scorpaenodes: Latin, scorpaena = a kind of fish, 1706 + Greek oides = similar to (Ref. 45335).  More on authors: Quoy & Gaimard.

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ekologi

; marina revassocierade; djupintervall 0 - 20 m (Ref. 106975), usually 0 - 5 m (Ref. 89972).   Tropical; 35°N - 40°S

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Indo-Pacific: from the east coast of Africa and the Red Sea east to the Society Islands.

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 14.0 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 9710)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

Taggstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 13 - 14; Mjukstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 7-9; Taggstrålar i analfenan 3; Mjukstrålar i analfenan: 5. Thie species is distinguished by the following set of characters: pectoral-fin rays 17-20 (mode 18), some rays branched in specimens over ca. 40 mm SL; dorsal-fin soft rays 7-9 (8); scale rows in longitudinal series 40-46 (43); underside of lower jaw scaleless; gill rakers 11-15 (13); with nasal spine; lateral lacrimal spine is usually present; suborbital spines 2, first spine below eye, second spine at end of suborbital ridge; no interorbital and coronal spines; opercle with a large dark blotch; no dark blotch on subopercle or spinous portion of dorsal fin (Ref. 106975).

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Found in rock crevices in reef flats, shallow lagoons, and channels. Feeds mainly at night on small shrimps, crabs, and polychaetes. Anterolateral glandular groove with venom gland (Ref. 57406). Solitary and cryptic (Ref 90102).

Life cycle and mating behavior Könsmognad | Reproduktion | Lek | Ägg | Fecundity | Larver

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Motomura, H., R. Causse and C.D. Struthers, 2015. Redescription of the Indo-Pacific scorpionfish Scorpaenodes guamensis (Quoy & Gaimard 1824) (Scorpaenidae), a senior synonym of seven nominal species. Zootaxa 4067(3):345-360. (Ref. 106975)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 04 March 2015

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Venomous (Ref. 2334)





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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 24.3 - 29.3, mean 28.2 (based on 3057 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01413 (0.00903 - 0.02209), b=3.00 (2.87 - 3.13), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this species & (Sub)family-body (Ref. 93245).
Trofisk nivå (Ref. 69278):  3.4   ±0.50 se; Based on food items.
Resiliens (Ref. 69278):  Mellan, lägsta populationsfördubblingstid 1,4-4,4 år (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low to moderate vulnerability (30 of 100) .