Institute for Biodiversity Science and Sustainability
Online Version, Updated 31 August 2017

SEARCH RESULTS FROM THE

Catalog of Fishes
Select the database to search:
GENERA   SPECIES   REFERENCES
Include unavailable names

         Comments:

Pterois Oken [L.] (ex Cuvier) 1817:1182 [ref. 3303]. Fem. Scorpaena volitans of Bloch (= Gasterosteus volitans Linnaeus 1758). Type by subsequent designation. Based on "Les Pterois" of Cuvier 1816 (see Gill 1903:966 [ref. 5768]). Technical addition of species not researched. Type apparently designated by Desmarest 1856:215 [ref. 17401]; also see Whitley 1935:137 [ref. 6396] and 1939:223 [ref. 25866]. Treated as feminine by most authors. •Valid as Pterois Oken 1817 -- (Shimizu in Masuda et al. 1984:316 [ref. 6441], Eschmeyer 1986:466 [ref. 5652], Lindberg & Krasyukova 1987:91 [ref. 15964], Paxton et al. 1989:446 [ref. 12442], Poss 1999:2298 [ref. 24796], Mandrytsa 2001:253 [ref. 25636], Kochzius et al. 2003:399 [ref. 27290], Allen et al. 2006:879 [ref. 29002], Allen & Erdmann 2008:128 [ref. 29479], Freshwater et al. 2009:39 [ref. 30268], Aguilar-Perera & Tuz-Sulun 2010:S9 [ref. 31683], Motomura et al. 2011:98 [ref. 31717], Betancur-R. et al. 2011:1 [ref. 32977], Hubert et al. 2012:5 [ref. 31846], Hubert et al. 2012:5 [ref. 31846], Matsunuma & Motomura 2013:163 [ref. 33130], Matsunuma & Motomura 2014:1 [ref. 33609], Motomura & Struthers 2015:1095 [ref. 34285], Motomura et al. 2017:67 [ref. 35490], Wilcox et al. 2017:1 [ref. 35525]). Current status: Valid as Pterois Oken 1817. Scorpaenidae: Pteroinae.