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Lion fish

Description:

seen staying in crevices along the reef wall. Spine are almost the same length as the fish. This particular one is around 5 inches long but when looking at it face to face with its spines out, it covers around an 11inch frame.

Habitat:

reefs

Notes:

5inch specimen spotted at 13m Kirby's pt.

2 Species ID Suggestions

Blogie
Blogie 8 years ago
Spotfin Lionfish
Pterois antennata Spotfin Lionfish | Project Noah
Clearfin Lionfish
Pterois radiata Pterois radiata


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3 Comments

Blogie
Blogie 8 years ago

@Gerardo - I do believe this is the spotfin lionfish.

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 8 years ago

Beautiful shots :)

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 8 years ago

Great shots - spectacular animal !!

IkeDimacali
Spotted by
IkeDimacali

Batangas, Philippines

Spotted on Jul 28, 2012
Submitted on Sep 30, 2012

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