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Scorpaena brasiliensis (Barbfish)

Synonyms: Scorpaena colesi
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Attributes

Venomous [1]  Yes

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Everglades and Dry Tortugas Biosphere Reserve   Florida, United States  
Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary IV 2387149 Florida, United States

Prey / Diet

Acanthurus bahianus (Shitty trooper)[2]
Acanthurus chirurgus (Doctorfish)[2]
Acanthurus coeruleus (Yellow doctorfish)[2]
Alpheus armillatus (banded snapping shrimp)[2]
Alpheus cristulifrons (dotted snapping shrimp)[2]
Alpheus normanni (green snapping shrimp)[2]
Alpheus peasei (orangetail snapping shrimp)[2]
Amblycirrhitus pinos (Redspotted Hawkflsh)[2]
Atherinomorus stipes (Hardhead silversides)[2]
Aulostomus maculatus (Trumpetfish)[2]
Bodianus rufus (Spanish hogfish)[2]
Chromis cyanea (Blue chromis)[2]
Chromis multilineata (Yellow-edge chromis)[2]
Clepticus parrae (Sorrel chub)[2]
Decapterus punctatus (Summer stonebrass)[2]
Domecia acanthophora (elkhorn coral crab)[2]
Epialtus kingsleyi[2]
Epialtus longirostris[2]
Garthiope barbadensis (prickly mud crab)[2]
Gonodactylus bredini[2]
Gonodactylus lacunatus[2]
Gramma loreto (Fairy basslet)[2]
Gramma melacara (Blackcap Basslet)[2]
Gymnothorax moringa (White-jawed moray eel)[2]
Hexapanopeus caribbaeus (Caribbean mud crab)[2]
Hypoatherina harringtonensis (Slender silverside)[2]
Jenkinsia lamprotaenia (Sweethead fry)[2]
Kyphosus incisor (Yellow sea chub)[2]
Kyphosus sectatrix (Rudderfish)[2]
Meiosquilla schmitti[2]
Metapenaeopsis goodei (velvet shrimp)[2]
Micropanope nuttingi (beaded mud crab)[2]
Microphrys antillensis (lobed decorator crab)[2]
Microphrys bicornutus (speck-claw decorator crab)[2]
Mithraculus cinctimanus (banded clinging crab)[2]
Mithraculus ruber[2]
Mithraculus sculptus (green clinging crab)[2]
Mithrax aculeatus[2]
Mithrax hemphilli[2]
Mithrax holderi[2]
Mithrax spinosissimus (channel clinging crab)[2]
Mithrax verrucosus (paved clinging crab)[2]
Monacanthus ciliatus (Leather-fish)[2]
Opistognathus aurifrons (Yellowhead jawfish)[2]
Pachycheles riisei (Riise porcelain crab)[2]
Pachygrapsus transversus (mottled shore crab)[2]
Paguristes cadenati (red reef hermit)[2]
Paguristes grayi (Gray's hermit crab)[2]
Paguristes tortugae (bandeye hermit)[2]
Paraliomera dispar (black coral crab)[2]
Paraliomera longimana (longarm coral crab)[2]
Parapinnixa bouvieri[2]
Parapinnixa hendersoni[2]
Parasquilla coccinea[2]
Periclimenes pedersoni (Pederson cleaner shrimp)[2]
Petrolisthes galathinus (banded porcelain crab)[2]
Petrolisthes jugosus (redwhite porcelain crab)[2]
Pilumnus diomedeae[2]
Pilumnus gemmatus (tuberculate hairy crab)[2]
Pilumnus holosericus (roseate hairy crab)[2]
Pilumnus lacteus (velvet hairy crab)[2]
Pilumnus longleyi (studded hairy crab)[2]
Pilumnus marshi (quadrate hairy crab)[2]
Pilumnus pannosus (beaded hairy crab)[2]
Pilumnus reticulatus[2]
Pilumnus sayi (spineback hairy crab)[2]
Scarus guacamaia (Blue rainbow)[2]
Scarus iseri (Striped parrotfish)[2]
Scorpaena plumieri (Pacific spotted scorpionfish)[2]
Selar crumenophthalmus (Steenbrass)[2]
Sicyonia brevirostris (brown rock shrimp)[2]
Sparisoma aurofrenatum (Black parrot)[2]
Sparisoma chrysopterum (Redtail parrotfish)[2]
Sparisoma rubripinne (Yellowtail parrotfish)[2]
Sparisoma viride (Stoplight parrotfish)[2]
Sphoeroides spengleri (Puffer)[2]
Stenorhynchus seticornis (yellowline arrow crab)[2]
Synalpheus brevicarpus (Short-clawed sponge shrimp)[2]
Synalpheus longicarpus (Longclawed sponge shrimp)[2]

Predators

Carcharhinus perezii (Caribbean reef shark)[2]
Octopus briareus (Caribbean reef octopus)[3]
Syacium papillosum (Dusky flounder)[2]

Distribution

Anguilla; Antigua and Barbuda; Aruba; Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Northwest; Atlantic, Southwest; Atlantic, Western Central; Bahamas; Barbados; Brazil; Caribbean Sea; Cayman Islands; Colombia; Cuba; Curaçao Island; Dominica; Dominican Republic; East Brazil Shelf; French Guiana; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Gulf of Mexico; Guyana; Haiti; Jamaica; Martinique; Montserrat; Nicaragua; North Brazil Shelf; Puerto Rico; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint Vincent & the Grenadines; South Brazil Shelf; Southeast U.S. Continental Shelf; Suriname; Trinidad and Tobago; Turks and Caicos Is.; US Virgin Islands; USA (contiguous states); Venezuela; Virgin Islands (UK); Western Atlantic: Virginia, USA and northern Gulf of Mexico to Brazil; not occurring in Bermuda.;

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1Living Hazards Database, Armed Forces Pest Management Board, U.S. Army Garrison - Forest Glen
2Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
3CephBase - Cephalopod (Octopus, Squid, Cuttlefish and Nautilus) Database
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