Other identification tools | FishBase

Fish Identification: Find Species


Family: Setarchidae Deep-sea bristly scorpionfishes



(See list of species below)



Select Class:     Select Order:   
Select Family: Subfamily:     Select Genus:

Select Ocean (marine/brackish) or Continent (freshwater):
                                                          Specify a country:

Total number of spines in dorsal and anal fins (optional)


7 species (see list below)

1 of 1 Jump to:

Photo by Bañón Díaz, R.

Atlantic, Indian and Paci
Max. Length 18 cm SL
Ectreposebastes imus Garman, 1899

Photo by Bañón Díaz, R.
 
Ectreposebastes imus
[Midwater scorpionfish]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific

 
Ectreposebastes niger
[Pelagic scorpionfish]

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm SL
Lioscorpius longiceps Günther, 1880

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
 
Lioscorpius longiceps
[Slender scorpionfish]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 12.6 cm SL

 
Lioscorpius trifasciatus
[Tripleband scorpionfish]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific

 
Setarches armata
[]

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 31.4 cm TL
Setarches guentheri Johnson, 1862

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Setarches guentheri
[Channeled rockfish]

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm SL
Setarches longimanus (Alcock, 1894)

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
 
Setarches longimanus
[Red deepwater scorpionfish]
7 Species of Family Setarchidae
(Deep-sea bristly scorpionfishes)
Sort by: Species Length Year
1 of 1 Jump to:
Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1899 Ectreposebastes imus Midwater scorpionfish Atlantic, Indian and Paci 18 SL
1971 Ectreposebastes niger Pelagic scorpionfish Southwest Pacific
1880 Lioscorpius longiceps Slender scorpionfish Western Pacific 13 SL
2005 Lioscorpius trifasciatus Tripleband scorpionfish Western Pacific 12.6 SL
1938 Setarches armata Western Central Pacific
1862 Setarches guentheri Channeled rockfish Eastern Atlantic 31.4 TL
1894 Setarches longimanus Red deepwater scorpionfish Indo-West Pacific 18 SL



Other identification tools in FishBase


Quick Identification
Identification keys
Identification by morphometrics
Identification by pictures:
          If you already know the Family, go to Search FishBase, select Family and click on 'Identification by pictures' to display all available pictures in FishBase for the family.

          If you already know the Country, go to
Search FishBase, select Country and click on 'Identification by pictures' to display all available pictures in FishBase for the country.

          If you already know the Ecosystem, go to
Search FishBase, select Ecosystem and click on 'Identification by pictures' to display all available pictures in FishBase for the ecosystem.
cfm script by eagbayani, 30.11.04, ,  php script by cmilitante, 05/11/2010 ,  last modified by cmilitante, 14/03/2013