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  Common Lionfish (Pterois volitans)

Common Lionfish | Pterois volitans photo
Common Lionfish

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Common Lionfish | Pterois volitans photo
Common Lionfish

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Common Lionfish | Pterois volitans photo
Red Lionfish at the PPG Aquarium in the Pittsburgh Zoo.

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COMMON LIONFISH FACTS



Classification
Class:Actinopterygii
Order:Scorpaeniformes
Family:Scorpaenidae
Genus:Pterois
Species:volitans
Common Name:Common Lionfish

Relatives in same Genus
  Spotfin Firefish (P. antennata)