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Flatheads Gurnards Scorpionfishes and Relatives: Scorpaeniformes

Conservation Status

The World Conservation Union (IUCN) lists one species of gurnards, flatheads, scorpionfishes, greenlings, and sculpins as Extinct, three as Critically Endangered, two as Endangered, and five as Vulnerable. Extinct means no longer in existence. Critically Endangered means facing an extremely high risk of extinction in the wild. Endangered means facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild. Vulnerable means facing a high risk of extinction in the wild. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service lists one species as Threatened, or likely to become endangered in the near future.

Additional topics

Animal Life ResourceFish and Other Cold-Blooded VertebratesFlatheads Gurnards Scorpionfishes and Relatives: Scorpaeniformes - Physical Characteristics, Behavior And Reproduction, Conservation Status, Oriental Helmet Gurnard (dactyloptena Orientalis): Species Accounts - GEOGRAPHIC RANGE, HABITAT, DIET, FLATHEADS G