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Broadbarred firefish

Pterois antennata

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3 Comments

Elsa
Elsa 11 years ago

It does bear resemblence, agree! - however baby (red) lionfish have more elongated fins. I was surprised by the name actually, but the genus is still of lionfish. I've only seen these guys when snorkelling in shallow water - I guess the red lionfish take over their niche at more intermediate depths.

elapj
elapj 11 years ago
The MnMs
The MnMs 11 years ago

Looks like a baby lionfish

Elsa
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Elsa

Indonesia

Spotted on Jul 8, 2010
Submitted on May 8, 2011

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