Observations in the Order: Scorpaeniformes

Showing all observations that have a likely ID using the The South African National Biodiversity Institute's southern African Species Dictionary

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Tasseled Scorpionfish

P5120037
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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Bluefin gurnard at Castle Rocks

Chelidonichthys kumu P2270235
By: Pbsouthwood
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Location: Castle Rocks
Observed: 27th February 2016
Added: 26th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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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
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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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Smoothskin Scorpionfish

Smoothskin Scorpionfish  (Coccotropsis gymnoderma)
By: Anja GreylingAnja Greyling’s reputation in Fish
Location: Tsitsikamma National Park - Stormsriver mouth
Observed: 10th March 2016
Added: 22nd March 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:4
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Weedy Scorpionfish

Weedy Scorpionfish
By: Rowan Watt-Pringle
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Location: Sodwana Bay, 5 Mile - Ribbon Reef
Observed: 14th January 2016
Added: 9th March 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Scorpionfish

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By: tidaltao
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Location: Salt Rock
Observed: 19th February 2016
Added: 20th February 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Spinenose horsefish

Spinenose horsefish
By: SeaKeys
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Location: Smitswinkel bay wrecks
Observed: 20th July 2015
Added: 4th February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

By Jenny Jay Depth around 28m temperature 13 degrees visibility only about 6m

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Cape Gurnard

Cape Gurnard
By: SeaKeys
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Location: Longbeach
Observed: 5th December 2015
Added: 4th February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Devil firefish

Devil firefish-Pterois miles
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Location: Sodwana Bay
Observed: 8th January 2016
Added: 28th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:1
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Red Gurnard?

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By: ChopinChopin’s reputation in Fish
Location: Arniston
Observed: 11th January 2016
Added: 13th January 2016
Likely ID: Triglidae
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:4
Description:

Found in a rockpool, but didn't appear to be happy to be there. Around 12cm

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Weedy Scopionfish

Rynop 1
By: MZunckelMZunckel’s reputation in Fish
Location: Rocky Bay, KwaZulu-Natal
Observed: 15th June 2015
Added: 6th December 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:1
Description:

Rhinopias frondosa

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Tassled scorpionfish

Tassled scorpionfish 2520 2
By: Andrew Deacon
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Location: Praia Do Bilene
Observed: 27th October 2015
Added: 29th November 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Mozambique scorpionfish

Mozambique scorpionfish 2454
By: Andrew Deacon
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Location: Praia Do Bilene
Observed: 27th October 2015
Added: 29th November 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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paperfish 2

paperfish 2
By: SeaKeys
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Location: Two mile : Sodwana
Observed: 9th October 2015
Added: 26th November 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

Pic Geoff Spiby

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paperfish

paperfish
By: SeaKeys
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Location: Two mile : Sodwana
Observed: 7th October 2015
Added: 26th November 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

Pic Geoff Spiby

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gurnard

gurnard
By: SeaKeys
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Location: Deep Partridge
Observed: 24th October 2015
Added: 24th November 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

Pic Georgina Jones: 26m

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weedy scorponfish

weedy scorponfish
By: NevilleA
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Location: Sodwana bay
Observed: 17th April 2009
Added: 20th November 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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stonefish

stonefish
By: NevilleA
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Location: Sodwana bay
Observed: 17th May 2010
Added: 20th November 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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False stonefish

False stonefish
By: NevilleA
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Location: Sodwana bay
Observed: 22nd May 2009
Added: 20th November 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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scropiongifish 2

scropiongifish 2
By: NevilleA
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Location: Sodwana bay
Observed: 7th May 2008
Added: 20th November 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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scorpionfish

scorpionfish
By: NevilleA
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Location: Sodwana bay
Observed: 14th December 2007
Added: 20th November 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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scorpionfish paper

scorpionfish paper
By: NevilleA
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
Location: Sodwana bay
Observed: 12th May 2009
Added: 20th November 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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lionfish

lionfish
By: NevilleA
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Location: Sodwana bay
Observed: 11th December 2007
Added: 20th November 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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paperfish red

paperfish red
By: NevilleA
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Location: Sodwana bay
Observed: 16th June 2009
Added: 20th November 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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paperfish pink

paperfish pink
By: NevilleA
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Location: Sodwana bay
Observed: 25th January 2005
Added: 20th November 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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paperfish orange

paperfish orange
By: NevilleA
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Location: Sodwana bay
Observed: 26th August 2004
Added: 20th November 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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lionfish

lionfish
By: NevilleA
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Location: Sodwana bay
Observed: 6th September 2009
Added: 19th November 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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lionfush

lionfush
By: NevilleA
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Location: Sodwana bay
Observed: 5th September 2009
Added: 19th November 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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