Scorpaenidae


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Scorpaenidae

Toxicology A family of venomous bony fish–eg, lionfish, and scorpion fish which contains 30 genera and 350 spp; they are considered to be the most dangerous of all fish in terms of number and severity of injuries to the groups–scuba divers, tropical fish fanciers–affected; the fish envenomate by erecting spines on their dorsal, anal, and pelvic fins that pierce the victim's flesh and release venom Clinical Intense local pain that peaks at 60-90 mins and persists for 8-12 hrs; other manifestations include erythema, ecchymosis, pallor, induration, swelling, edema, hypesthesia, anesthesia, paresthesia, N&V, regional lymphadenopathy, necrosis; the venom is a heat-labile protein that produces hypotension, vasodilation, muscular weakness, respiratory paralysis Treatment Immerse affected body part in hot water; antivenom is available

Scorpaenidae

(skor?pen'id-e) [L. Scorpaena, the type genus, fr Gr. skorpaina + -idae] See: scorpionfish
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Estructura de tallas y preferencia al sustrato del pez leon (Pterois volitans) (Scorpaeniformes: Scorpaenidae) en Santa Marta (Colombia).
Life history aspects of 19 rockfish species (Scorpaenidae: Sebastes) from the southern California Bight.
Auerbach, "Scorpaenidae envenomation: a five-year poison center experience," JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association, vol.
Kizer and co-investigators described fifty-one cases of scorpaenidae envenomation reported to the San Francisco Bay Area Regional Poison Control Center (PCC) during the period, 1979-1983.
Balistidae Triggerfishes Cheilodactylidae Morwongs -- * * -- Diodontidae Porcupine fishes Kyphosidae Drummers -- -- * Latridae Trumpeters -- * -- -- Moridae Morid Cods -- -- -- -- Odacidae Weed Whitings -- -- * -- Plotosidae Eeltail Catfishes -- * -- -- Scorpaenidae Scorpionsihes Family/Class WL/MB4/CC BR/CS SL/CY RNP/KP A.
Es importante senalar que a ninguno de los pacientes se les aplico compresas o se sumergio el miembro afectado en agua caliente, tal como se recomienda en los envenenamientos por Scorpaenidae (4,5), debido a que para el momento de los accidentes, el ambulatorio no disponia de los elementos tecnologicos ad hoc.
True sculpins belong to the Family Cottidae; Fowler described the new species as a member of the Family Scorpaenidae. Because both of these fish families belong to the Order Scorpaeniformes, some ichthyologists, Fowler apparently among them, call the entire order "sculpins" in familiar speech, despite it being a rather imprecise moniker.
Variation in mitochondrial DNA genome size among fishes of the Family Scorpaenidae. Copeia, 1985:1056-1058.
Distribution, abundance, and recruitment of soft-bottom rockfishes (Scorpaenidae: Sebastes) on the southern California mainland shelf.