Animalia > Chordata > Actinopterygii > Scorpaeniformes > Scorpaenidae > Scorpaena > Scorpaena grandicornis
 

Scorpaena grandicornis (poison grouper; Grass scorpionfish; Grass sorpionfish; Lion fish; Plumed scorpionfish; Scorpionfish)

Synonyms: Scorpaenopsis grandicornis
Language: Mandarin Chinese; Portuguese; Russian; Spanish

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Cayos Cochinos Archipelago National Park Natural Marine Monument   Honduras  
Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary IV 2387149 Florida, United States
Reserva de la Biosfera de Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve VI 1312618 Mexico  

Prey / Diet

Acanthurus bahianus (Shitty trooper)[1]
Acanthurus chirurgus (Doctorfish)[1]
Acanthurus coeruleus (Yellow doctorfish)[1]
Acartia lilljeborgii[1]
Acartia spinata[1]
Acartia tonsa[1]
Alpheus armatus (brown snapping shrimp)[1]
Alpheus armillatus (banded snapping shrimp)[1]
Alpheus floridanus (sand snapping shrimp)[1]
Alpheus formosus (striped snapping shrimp)[1]
Alpheus heterochaelis (bigclaw snapping shrimp)[1]
Alpheus normanni (green snapping shrimp)[1]
Alpheus peasei (orangetail snapping shrimp)[1]
Anchoa hepsetus (Broad-striped anchovy)[1]
Apogon maculatus (Spotted cardinalfish)[1]
Centropyge argi (Pygmy angelfish)[1]
Chromis cyanea (Blue chromis)[1]
Chromis multilineata (Yellow-edge chromis)[1]
Coryphopterus glaucofraenum (Bridled Goby)[1]
Decapterus punctatus (Summer stonebrass)[1]
Euchaeta marina[1]
Eucinostomus argenteus (Spotfin mojarra)[1]
Gnatholepis thompsoni (Goldspot Goby)[1]
Gramma loreto (Fairy basslet)[1]
Gramma melacara (Blackcap Basslet)[1]
Haemulon aurolineatum (Seize)[1]
Haemulon flavolineatum (Yellow grunt)[1]
Hippolyte pleuracanthus (false zostera shrimp)[1]
Hippolyte zostericola (zostera shrimp)[1]
Kyphosus incisor (Yellow sea chub)[1]
Kyphosus sectatrix (Rudderfish)[1]
Labidocera acutifrons[1]
Labrisomus nuchipinnis (Molly miller)[1]
Myripristis jacobus (Bastard soldierfish)[1]
Ophioblennius atlanticus (Devilfish)[1]
Opistognathus aurifrons (Yellowhead jawfish)[1]
Paracalanus aculeatus[1]
Paracalanus crassirostris[1]
Paracalanus parvus[1]
Periclimenes americanus (American grass shrimp)[1]
Periclimenes longicaudatus (longtail grass shrimp)[1]
Pseudupeneus maculatus (Spotted goat-fish)[1]
Sargocentron coruscum (Conga tony)[1]
Scartella cristata (Molly miller)[1]
Scarus guacamaia (Blue rainbow)[1]
Scarus iseri (Striped parrotfish)[1]
Selar crumenophthalmus (Steenbrass)[1]
Sparisoma aurofrenatum (Black parrot)[1]
Sparisoma chrysopterum (Redtail parrotfish)[1]
Sparisoma rubripinne (Yellowtail parrotfish)[1]
Sparisoma viride (Stoplight parrotfish)[1]
Stegastes adustus (Dusky damselfish)[1]
Stegastes planifrons (Yellow damselfish)[1]
Stenopus hispidus (redbanded coral shrimp, 'opae-huna)[1]
Synalpheus fritzmuelleri (speckled snapping shrimp)[1]
Synalpheus goodei[1]
Synalpheus longicarpus (Longclawed sponge shrimp)[1]
Synalpheus pandionis (turtlegrass snapping shrimp)[1]
Synalpheus townsendi (Townsend snapping shrimp)[1]
Undinula vulgaris[1]

Predators

Carcharhinus perezii (Caribbean reef shark)[1]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

    Maps
Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Aquarium & Rainforest at Moody Gardens
Florida Aquarium
John G. Shedd Aquarium

Distribution

Western Atlantic: Bermuda, Florida (USA), and Honduras to southern Brazil.;

Photos

Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1Jorrit 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.
Images provided by Google Image Search
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access