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


Carcharhinus perezii (Caribbean reef shark)[1]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

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


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

External References



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.