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Photo take at -40 ft in a Caribbean reef at 12.35 pm .Beautiful but this is an Invasive species in the Caribbean sea. Pterois is a genus of venomous marine fish found mostly in the Indo-Pacific, known collectively as the lionfish. Pterois is characterized by red, white and black stripes, showy pectoral fins and venomous spiky fin rays.
Native from Indian Ocean: Red Sea, South Africa, Indonesia, Also known in eastern Mediterranean. Today is found also from Florida all the Caribbean sea to Colombia.
Spotted on Apr 6, 2012
Submitted on Apr 6, 2012