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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Yellow-spotted scorpionfish

Yellow-spotted scorpionfish
By: Andrew Deacon
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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
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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Gurnard : Chelidonichthys capenis

Gurnard : Chelidonichthys capenis
By: SeaKeys
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Location: Photographers
Observed: 1st May 2016
Added: 15th June 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

At 28 m

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Gurnard

Gurnard
By: SeaKeys
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Location: Longbeach
Observed: 18th May 2016
Added: 15th June 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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At 3 m

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Bluefin gurnard, Blouvinknorhaan

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By: Alex Dreyer
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Two Oceans Aquarium
Observed: 28th December 2015
Added: 3rd June 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Bluefin gurnard, Blouvinknorhaan

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By: Alex Dreyer
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Location: Two Oceans Aquarium
Observed: 1st January 1970
Added: 3rd June 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements: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: 1st June 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Stonefish, Steenvis

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

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By: seastung
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSouthern Underwater Research Group
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Location: Leadsman
Observed: 22nd April 2016
Added: 1st June 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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scorpionfish

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By: seastung
Sea Fish 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:1
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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:4
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:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

By Jessica Toms Parascorpaena mossambica

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Crocodile fish

Papilloculiceps longiceps
By: Machangulo Beac...
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Ponta Torres Coral Sanctuary
Observed: 4th December 2015
Added: 31st May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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By Jessica Toms Papilloculiceps Longiceps

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Lionfish

Pterios miles
By: Machangulo Beac...
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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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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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
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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Smoothskin Scorpionfish

Smoothskin Scorpionfish  (Coccotropsis gymnoderma)
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Location: Tsitsikamma National Park - Stormsriver mouth
Observed: 10th March 2016
Added: 22nd March 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:4
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Weedy Scorpionfish

Weedy Scorpionfish
By: Rowan Watt-Pringle
Crustacean AtlasSea Coral AtlasSea Fish AtlasSea Slug AtlasSeaKeysWEI Indian Ocean Marine Training CentreWildlife & Ecological Investments
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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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