Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Scorpaeniformes Scorpaenidae

Scientific Name: Pontinus nigropunctatus
Species Authority: (Günther, 1868)
Common Name(s):
English Deepwater Jack, St Helena deep water scorpionfish

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable D2 ver 2.3
Year Published: 1996
Date Assessed: 1996-08-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Pearce-Kelly, P.

Geographic Range [top]

Countries occurrence:
Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha
FAO Marine Fishing Areas:
Atlantic – southeast
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Citation: Pearce-Kelly, P. 1996. Pontinus nigropunctatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1996: e.T17977A7641108. . Downloaded on 05 October 2015.
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