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Pterois volitans
Pterois volitans
Photographer: Lovell and Libby Langstroth
Organization: California Academy of Sciences
Collection: CalAcademy

ID: 0000 0000 1005 0775 (2005-10-11)

Copyright © 2005 California Academy of Sciences

  • date of photo  Nov 1987
  • location   Bismarck Sea (Papua New Guinea)
  • family Scorpaenidae
  • order Scorpaeniformes
  • class Actinopterygii
  • habitat  Indo-Pacific
  • notes   Handle this venomous fish with care, if at all.
  • camera   Nikon in Oceanic housing
  • photo category: Animal - Fish

  • common names   Firefish/lionfish (photographer)
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