Observations in the Family: Scorpaenidae

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scorpion

scorpion
By: seemonster
Crustacean AtlasSea Coral AtlasSea Fish AtlasSea Slug AtlasSeaKeys
Location: Gordons Bay - dropzone
Observed: 15th December 2016
Added: 13th March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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scorpionfish

scorpionfish
By: seemonster
Crustacean AtlasSea Coral AtlasSea Fish AtlasSea Slug AtlasSeaKeys
Location: Cathedral -Aliwal
Observed: 25th February 2017
Added: 13th March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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lionfish

lionfish
By: seemonster
Crustacean AtlasSea Coral AtlasSea Fish AtlasSea Slug AtlasSeaKeys
Location: Cathedral -Aliwal
Observed: 25th February 2017
Added: 13th March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Lionfish

Lionfish
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Location: Two Mile Reef, Sodwana
Observed: 18th April 2011
Added: 14th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:1
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Raggy scorpionfish

Raggy scorpionfish
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Location: Blood Reef, Durban
Observed: 19th June 2013
Added: 14th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:1
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Paperfish

Paperfish
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Location: Blood Reef, Durban
Observed: 19th June 2013
Added: 14th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:1
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smoothskin scorpionfish

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By: seastung
BaieBIO Instructor GoldCrustacean AtlasSea Fish AtlasSea Slug AtlasSeaKeysSouthern Underwater Research Group
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Location: Deep Partridge
Observed: 14th September 2016
Added: 11th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

two smoothskin scorpionfish snuggled up together

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Devil fire fish

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By: annette gerber
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Cape Vidal
Observed: 17th December 2016
Added: 18th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Yellow-spotted scorpionfish

Yellow-spotted scorpionfish
By: Andrew Deacon
Sea Coral AtlasSea Fish AtlasSea Slug AtlasSeaKeysSouth African National ParksToyota Enviro Outreach
Fish expert
Location: Lighthouse - Island Rock Road, Jangamo
Observed: 26th April 2016
Added: 9th October 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Scorpionfish

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By: martin nieuwoudt
Sea Coral AtlasSea Fish AtlasSea Slug AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Rockeater wreck
Observed: 10th July 2016
Added: 25th July 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:3
Comments:2
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The Devil

Devil Firefish - Pterois miles 131
By: Alan Horstmann
Botanical Society of South AfricaIndigenous Bulb Association of South AfricaSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: 2 Oceans Aquarium
Observed: 10th May 2016
Added: 17th July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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scorpionfish

scorpionfish
By: ROV_Ryan
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSouth African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity
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Location: R25 Orca shore
Observed: 3rd June 2016
Added: 10th July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Scorpionfish

smoothskin scorpionfish
By: WilhelmVZ
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
Location: Omega
Observed: 30th April 2016
Added: 21st June 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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smoothskin scorpionfish

smoothskin scorpionfish
By: SeaKeys
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Location: Atlantis
Observed: 19th March 2016
Added: 15th June 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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by Georgina Jones

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Paperfish, Papiervis

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By: Alex Dreyer
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Two Oceans Aquarium
Observed: 28th December 2015
Added: 1st June 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Stonefish, Steenvis

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By: Alex Dreyer
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Two Oceans Aquarium
Observed: 28th December 2015
Added: 1st June 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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yellowspot

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By: seastung
BaieBIO Instructor GoldCrustacean AtlasSea Fish AtlasSea Slug AtlasSeaKeysSouthern Underwater Research Group
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Location: Leadsman
Observed: 22nd April 2016
Added: 1st June 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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scorpionfish

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By: seastung
BaieBIO Instructor GoldCrustacean AtlasSea Fish AtlasSea Slug AtlasSeaKeysSouthern Underwater Research Group
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Location: Coral gardens: Sodwana
Observed: 22nd April 2016
Added: 1st June 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Paperfish, Papiervis

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By: Alex Dreyer
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Two Oceans Aquarium
Observed: 28th December 2015
Added: 31st May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Common Lionfish, Duiwel vuurvis

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By: Alex Dreyer
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Two Oceans Aquarium
Observed: 28th December 2015
Added: 31st May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Devil Fire Fish

Pterios miles
By: Machangulo Beac...
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Location: Ponta Torres Coral Sanctuary
Observed: 4th November 2015
Added: 31st May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

By Jessica Toms Pterois miles

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Stone fish

Synanceia verrucosa GOPR3029
By: Machangulo Beac...
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Location: Ponta Torres Coral Sanctuary
Observed: 24th December 2015
Added: 31st May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Paperfish

Taenianotus triacanthus
By: Machangulo Beac...
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Location: Ray Alley
Observed: 5th December 2015
Added: 31st May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
Description:

By Jessica Toms Taenianotus triacanthus

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Scorpionfish

Scorpaenopsis venosa
By: Machangulo Beac...
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Location: Ray Alley
Observed: 5th December 2015
Added: 31st May 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

By Jessica Toms Scorpaenopsis venosa

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Mozambique Scorpionfish

Parascorpaena mossambica
By: Machangulo Beac...
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Location: Ponta Torres Coral Sanctuary
Observed: 4th December 2015
Added: 31st May 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

By Jessica Toms Parascorpaena mossambica

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Lionfish

Pterios miles
By: Machangulo Beac...
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Location: Ponta Torres Coral Sanctuary
Observed: 4th November 2015
Added: 31st May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

By Jessica Toms

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Tasseled Scorpionfish

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By: Alina LienertAlina Lienert’s reputation in Fish
Location: Sodwana Bay
Observed: 12th May 2016
Added: 26th May 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

was well-camouflaged with the coral, was red an resting

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Cowfish

Cowfish
By: Tony Rebelo
Botanical Society of South Africa A-teamCape Bird ClubEntomological Society of Southern AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout AdventureSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersToyota Enviro OutreachWestern Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Two Oceans Aquarium
Observed: 21st February 2016
Added: 4th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Go and see them live for yourself: it is really worth it!

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Devil Firefish

Devil Firefish
By: Tony Rebelo
Botanical Society of South Africa A-teamCape Bird ClubEntomological Society of Southern AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout AdventureSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersToyota Enviro OutreachWestern Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Two Oceans Aquarium
Observed: 21st February 2016
Added: 3rd April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Go and see them live for yourself: it is really worth it!

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Devil Firefish

Devil Firefish
By: Tony Rebelo
Botanical Society of South Africa A-teamCape Bird ClubEntomological Society of Southern AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout AdventureSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersToyota Enviro OutreachWestern Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Two Oceans Aquarium
Observed: 21st February 2016
Added: 3rd April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Go and see them live for yourself: it is really worth it!

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