Molecular/Barcoding Data

This page is an in-development cooperative work with SCOR WG157 (MetaZooGene,   The "MZG" plots and information tables below summarize known observations of this taxa (Scorpaena) and locations associated with GenBank barcodes for this taxa or taxa group (red stars).   Additional information on this taxa is available at

Map Views:   [   World   |   NATL   |   Mediterranean   |   SATL   |   NPAC   |   SPAC   |   Indian Ocean   |   Southern   ]

In the map above, light blue circles indicate where this taxa has been observed in COPEPOD or OBIS.
Red stars indicate locations where genus-level or species-level barcoding samples exist in GenBank or BOLD.

The table below shows the values plotted in the bargraph above.   Ocean columns indicate taxa has been observed in that ocean.

Sibling-taxa of this
# of Species
Observed in
# of Species
barcoded in
# of these
with GeoLocation
Scorpaena afuerae100
Scorpaena agassizii111
Scorpaena albifimbria111
Scorpaena angolensis100
Scorpaena azorica100
Scorpaena bergii111
Scorpaena brachyptera100
Scorpaena brasiliensis111
Scorpaena calcarata111
Scorpaena canariensis100
Scorpaena cardinalis110
Scorpaena cocosensis100
Scorpaena colorata111
Scorpaena dispar111
Scorpaena elachys100
Scorpaena elongata100
Scorpaena fernandeziana100
Scorpaena gasta100
Scorpaena gibbifrons100
Scorpaena grandicornis111
Scorpaena grandisquamis100
Scorpaena guttata111
Scorpaena hatizyoensis100
Scorpaena hemilepidota100
Scorpaena histrio111
Scorpaena inermis111
Scorpaena isthmensis111
Scorpaena izensis100
Scorpaena jacksoniensis100
Scorpaena laevis100
Scorpaena loppei100
Scorpaena maderensis100
Scorpaena melasma100
Scorpaena mellissii100
Scorpaena miostoma111
Scorpaena mystes111
Scorpaena neglecta110
Scorpaena normani100
Scorpaena notata111
Scorpaena onaria111
Scorpaena papillosa111
Scorpaena pele100
Scorpaena pepo100
Scorpaena petricola100
Scorpaena plumieri111
Scorpaena porcus110
Scorpaena russula100
Scorpaena scrofa111
Scorpaena sonorae111
Scorpaena stephanica100
Scorpaena sumptuosa100
Scorpaena thomsoni100
Scorpaena tierrae100
Scorpaena uncinata100
Scorpaena wellingtoni111

Last Updated:   2020-Nov-04