Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Actinopterygii > Order: Scorpaeniformes > Family: Sebastidae > Genus: Trachyscorpia > Species: Trachyscorpia cristulata echinata

Spiny scorpionfish - Trachyscorpia cristulata echinata (Koehler, 1896)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Not evaluated (IUCN)
Valid parent species Trachyscorpia cristulata
Natura 2000 species code 5891

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Threat and conservation status

This species has not yet been assessed for the IUCN Red List

Natura 2000 sites

Not available

Legal status

Not listed in legal texts

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Rascacio espinoso Spanish Fishbase
Rascasse épineuse French Fishbase
Spiny scorpionfish English Fishbase
Synonym Author
Trachyscorpia cristulata (non Goode & Bean, 1896)
Scorpaena echinata Koehler, 1896
Trachyscorpia cristulata echi (Koehler, 1896)

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External data

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