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 (Scorpaenopsis) 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   |   NPAC   |   SPAC   |   Indian Ocean   ]

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
Scorpaenopsis altirostris100
Scorpaenopsis barbata110
Scorpaenopsis brevifrons100
Scorpaenopsis cacopsis111
Scorpaenopsis cirrosa110
Scorpaenopsis cotticeps100
Scorpaenopsis diabolus111
Scorpaenopsis eschmeyeri100
Scorpaenopsis furneauxi100
Scorpaenopsis gibbosa111
Scorpaenopsis gilchristi100
Scorpaenopsis lactomaculata100
Scorpaenopsis longispina111
Scorpaenopsis macrochir111
Scorpaenopsis neglecta111
Scorpaenopsis obtusa100
Scorpaenopsis orientalis100
Scorpaenopsis oxycephala111
Scorpaenopsis papuensis111
Scorpaenopsis pluralis100
Scorpaenopsis possi111
Scorpaenopsis ramaraoi100
Scorpaenopsis venosa111
Scorpaenopsis vittapinna111

Last Updated:   2020-Nov-04