Hoplostethus adenensis

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Taxonavigation: Trachichthyoidei 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Superclassis/Classis: Actinopterygii
Classis/Subclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis/Infraclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Megacohors: Osteoglossocephalai
Supercohors: Clupeocephala
Cohors: Euteleosteomorpha
Subcohors: Neoteleostei
Infracohors: Eurypterygia
Sectio: Ctenosquamata
Subsectio: Acanthomorphata
Divisio/Superordo: Acanthopterygii
Subdivisio: Berycimorphaceae
Ordo: Trachichthyiformes
Subordo: Trachichthyoidei

Familia: Trachichthyidae
Genus: Hoplostethus
Species: Hoplostethus adenensis


Hoplostethus adenensis (Norman, 1939)

  • Holotype (unique): BMNH 1939.5.24.1545.

Type locality: Gulf of Aden, northwestern Indian Ocean, station 177, depth 274-366 meters.

Etymology: The specific name adenensis is derived from the type locality, the Gulf of Aden.


Vernacular names[edit]

English: Toothed No-line Scorpionfish


  • Motomura, H., Causse, R. & Struthers, C. D.; 2012: Phenacoscorpius longilineatus, a New Species of Deepwater Scorpionfish from the Southwestern Pacific Ocean and the First Records of Phenacoscorpius adenensis from the Pacific Ocean (Teleostei: Scorpaenidae). Species Diversity, 17: 151–160.
  • Norman, J. R.; 1939: Fishes. The John Murray Expedition 1933-34. Scientific Reports, John Murray Expedition, 7 (1): 1–116.