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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Lionfish

Lionfish
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Location: Two Mile Reef, Sodwana
Observed: 18th April 2011
Added: 14th February 2017
Identifications: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: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:2
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Bluefin gurnard

Bluefin gurnard
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Location: Long Beach, Simons Town
Observed: 25th September 2011
Added: 12th February 2017
Identifications:1
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smoothskin scorpionfish

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By: seastung
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Location: Deep Partridge
Observed: 14th September 2016
Added: 11th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Description:

two smoothskin scorpionfish snuggled up together

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Cape gurnard

Cape gurnard
By: Jacques Alberts
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Location: Jeffreys Bay
Observed: 3rd February 2013
Added: 2nd February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Elongate red fish with large head encased in bony plates. Pectorial fin large with a thin black blotch and white or pale blue spots on the inner side. Dorsal surface reddish and white or pinkish below.

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Bluefin Gurnard

Bluefin Gurnard - Chelidonichthys kumu 29
By: Alan Horstmann
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Location: 2 Oceans Aquarium
Observed: 1st September 2016
Added: 8th January 2017
Identifications:1
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Devil fire fish

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By: annette gerber
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Location: Cape Vidal
Observed: 17th December 2016
Added: 18th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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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
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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
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Location: 2 Oceans Aquarium
Observed: 10th May 2016
Added: 17th July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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scorpionfish

scorpionfish
By: ROV_Ryan
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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
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Location: Omega
Observed: 30th April 2016
Added: 21st June 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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smoothskin scorpionfish

smoothskin scorpionfish
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Location: Atlantis
Observed: 19th March 2016
Added: 15th June 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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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
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Description:

At 28 m

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Gurnard

Gurnard
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Location: Longbeach
Observed: 18th May 2016
Added: 15th June 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

At 3 m

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Bluefin gurnard, Blouvinknorhaan

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

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By: Alex Dreyer
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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
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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
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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
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By Jessica Toms Parascorpaena mossambica

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Crocodile fish

Papilloculiceps longiceps
By: Machangulo Beac...
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Location: Ponta Torres Coral Sanctuary
Observed: 4th December 2015
Added: 31st May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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By Jessica Toms Papilloculiceps Longiceps

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