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The red lionfish is a venomous coral reef fish in the family Scorpaenidae, order Scorpaeniformes. ''P. volitans'' is natively found in the Indo-Pacific region, but has become a huge invasive problem in the Caribbean Sea and along the East coast of the United States along with a similar species, ''Pterois miles''.

Similar species: Mail-cheeked Fishes
Species identified by Mjollnir MacAlba
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By Mjollnir MacAlba

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Uploaded Jul 17, 2014. Captured Nov 26, 2013 14:09.
  • NIKON D3100
  • f/4.2
  • 1/50s
  • ISO3200
  • 31mm