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Plumed Scorpion Fish

Scorpaena grandicornis

Description:

Max length is 30 centimeters. 12 dorsal spines, 9 dorsal soft rays, 3 anal spines, and 5 anal soft rays.

Habitat:

Inhabits seagrass beds, grassy bays and channels. Moves when disturbed.

Notes:

Wounds inflicted are extremely painful but not fatal

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DeniseTickle
Spotted by
DeniseTickle

Boca Raton, Florida, USA

Spotted on Jul 8, 2012
Submitted on Jul 14, 2012

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