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Lionfish

Pterois volitans

Description:

Resplendent display of fins - all poisonous quills.

Habitat:

Coral reef

Notes:

These guys would follow you on a night dive and be just out of your line-of-vision, using the light to hunt by. Very unnerving - how close they'd get.

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Liam OBrien
Spotted by
Liam OBrien

Chuuk, Micronesia

Spotted on Mar 13, 1993
Submitted on Jul 12, 2013

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