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Spotfin Lionfish - Pterois antennata

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  1. What great clarity! Posted one month ago
    1. Thanks! Glad you like it! :-) Posted one month ago

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The spotfin lionfish or broadbarred firefish, ''Pterois antennata'', is a fish found in the tropical Indian and Western Pacific Oceans; it grows to a maximum of 20 cm and, like other lionfish, has venomous spiny dorsal fins. Its typical habitat is in lagoons and reefs, where it hides during the day and hunts shrimp and crab at night.

Similar species: Mail-cheeked Fishes
Species identified by Patomarazul
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By Patomarazul

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Uploaded Oct 11, 2020. Captured Nov 1, 2019 04:17 in Indonesia.
  • TG-5
  • f/6.3
  • 1/200s
  • ISO400
  • 18mm