Scorpaenodes barrybrowni

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Taxonavigation: Scorpaenoidei 

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
Ordo: Scorpaeniformes
Subordo: Scorpaenoidei

Familia: Scorpaenidae
Subfamilia: Scorpaeninae
Genus: Scorpaenodes

Species: Scorpaenodes barrybrowni



Scorpaenodes barrybrowni Pitassy & Baldwin, 2016

  • Holotype: USNM 406390, Smithsonian DNA number CUR11390.
  • Paratypes: USNM 406138, 430028, 426717; CAS 241446.

Type locality: Curasub submersible, sta. 11-5, Curaçao, eastward of Substation Curaçao downline, 12.0832°N, 68.8991°W, 95–160 m depth.

Etymology: Named in honor of Barry Brown, Substation Curaçao and free-lance photographer (, who has patiently, diligently, and expertly taken photographs of hundreds of fishes and invertebrates captured alive by DROP investigators. He has generously shared his photographs, and they have enhanced numerous scientific and educational publications.