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Common Lionfish

Pterois miles

Description:

Found at Crashboat beach in Aguadilla, invasive species brought by the pet trade as well as escapees from Florida and the Bahamas. This one was the only individual observed during the day though during a night dive a total of 8 individuals were observed though most were juveniles.

Habitat:

Under various pieces of rubble hunting for fish, this one was observed under a "pilote" drifting with the current, not actively seeking food. At around 25-34 feet underwater.

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1 Comment

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 7 years ago

Great spotting!

Brian Muñiz
Spotted by
Brian Muñiz

Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico

Spotted on Sep 14, 2012
Submitted on Dec 25, 2012

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