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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Paperfish

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By: seastung
SeaKeysSouthern Underwater Research Group
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Location: Aliwal shoal, East Coast
Observed: 25th August 2012
Added: 30th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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devilish fish

Devilish Fish
By: mary hunter
Sedgefield Island Conservancy
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Location: uSharka Marine World
Observed: 5th December 2011
Added: 26th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Smallscale scorpionfish

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By: seastung
SeaKeysSouthern Underwater Research Group
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Location: Aliwal Shoal
Observed: 25th August 2012
Added: 26th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Spinenose horsefish

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By: seastung
SeaKeysSouthern Underwater Research Group
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Location: Good Hope wreck
Observed: 18th May 2011
Added: 26th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Bigscale scorpionfish

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By: seastung
SeaKeysSouthern Underwater Research Group
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Location: Smitswinkel Bay Wreck
Observed: 18th July 2012
Added: 26th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Cape gurnard

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By: seastung
SeaKeysSouthern Underwater Research Group
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Location: Fan reef
Observed: 6th July 2012
Added: 26th March 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
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Smoothskin scorpionfish

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By: seastung
SeaKeysSouthern Underwater Research Group
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Location: Seal Point
Observed: 20th June 2012
Added: 26th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Lionfish

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Location: Sodwana Bay
Observed: 12th March 2015
Added: 26th March 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:3
Comments:3
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Smooth horsefish at the Rockeater

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By: MatthewMelidonis
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Location: Rockeater wreck
Observed: 14th May 2011
Added: 24th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Cape gurnard at the Pietermaritzburg

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By: MatthewMelidonis
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Location: Pietermaritzburg wreck
Observed: 9th October 2010
Added: 20th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Bluefin gurnard at the Cape Matapan wreck

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By: MatthewMelidonis
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Location: Cape Matapan wreck
Observed: 30th November 2013
Added: 17th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Juvenile Lionfish

Juvenile Lionfish
By: Rowan Watt-Pringle
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Location: Sodwana Bay, 2 Mile Reef, Four Buoy
Observed: 10th March 2015
Added: 15th March 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:1
Description:

Spots on fins lead me to believe this is Pterois antennata, but I've struggled to find conclusive ID of juveniles in this genus, so any help would be appreciated!

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Paperfish

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By: Nicholas Carolin
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Sodwana Bay
Observed: 13th February 2015
Added: 4th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Cape gurnard at Percy's Hole

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By: Pbsouthwood
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Location: Percy's Hole
Observed: 20th November 2005
Added: 27th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Scorpion fish

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By: Nicholas Carolin
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Location: Sodwana
Observed: 1st February 2015
Added: 26th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Cape gurnard at Kruis

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By: Pbsouthwood
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Location: Kruis
Observed: 2nd January 2006
Added: 23rd February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Bluefin gurnard at Long Beach

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By: Pbsouthwood
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Location: Long Beach (Simon's Town)
Observed: 26th May 2012
Added: 6th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Bluefin gurnards at Long Beach

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By: Pbsouthwood
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Location: Long Beach (Simon's Town)
Observed: 26th May 2007
Added: 6th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Bluefin gurnard at Long Beach

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By: Pbsouthwood
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Location: Long Beach (Simon's Town)
Observed: 19th December 2004
Added: 6th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Bluefin gurnard at Long Beach

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By: Pbsouthwood
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Location: Long Beach (Simon's Town)
Observed: 2nd July 2005
Added: 6th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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A fish and a west coast sole?

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Location: The Raft restaurant, Walvisbay, Namibia
Observed: 25th December 2014
Added: 17th January 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:2
Description:

Taken at low tide at the Raft.

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Yellowspot scorpionfish

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By: RosePalmer
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSouth African Institute for Aquatic BiodiversitySouth African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: 2 mile reef
Observed: 6th December 2014
Added: 16th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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lion fish

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By: Ollyhoward
Location: sodwana bay
Observed: 15th December 2014
Added: 4th January 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:1
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Gurnard

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By: tidaltao
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Salt Rock
Observed: 13th December 2014
Added: 28th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:2
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Stonefish is hanging out

Stonefish
By: WEI Marine Trainees
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Location: Sodwana Bay
Observed: 10th December 2014
Added: 11th December 2014
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Paperfish

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By: Alan Williams
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Ponta Beach Drive, Ponta do Ouro
Observed: 18th February 2013
Added: 2nd December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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By: seemonster
Sea Fish AtlasSea Slug AtlasSeaKeys
Location: Long Beach
Observed: 11th July 2014
Added: 17th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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IMG_4272

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By: seemonster
Sea Fish AtlasSea Slug AtlasSeaKeys
Location: Long Beach
Observed: 11th July 2014
Added: 17th November 2014
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:2
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Scorpionfish

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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, Dock Rd
Observed: 25th September 2013
Added: 12th November 2014
Likely ID: Scorpaenidae
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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By: Bahia Groenewald
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSouth African National Biodiversity Institute
Location: Fleur wreck
Observed: 28th May 2011
Added: 12th November 2014
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:7
Description:

Photo credits: Georgina Jones

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