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Ragged Fin Lion Fish

Observed: 24th May 2013 By: Claire.L
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Description:
Identifications
  • Ragged Fin Lionfish (Genus- Pterois)
    Confidence: It's likely to be this, but I can't be certain.
  • Ragged Fin Lion fish (Pterois antennata)
    Confidence: It's likely to be this, but I can't be certain.
    ID agreements (): 3 People
    • jonnam318
    • CMP
    • nmpss2
Species interactions

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Claire.L's picture

I believe the genus is

I believe the genus is Pterois, does anyone know the scientific species name? Thanks

dejayM's picture

names

It seems to have a couple of English names but try Pterois antennata

http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/accounts/Pterois_antennata/
and
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pterois_antennata
Nice picture Claire (in Hadlow?)
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Claire.L's picture

Pterois miles

http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pterois_miles

Thanks for the links. Are Fire Fish and Lion Fish interchangeable names?
I'm not too sure. How about Pterois miles?
Apologies, not at Hadlow!