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Scorpion and Lionfish; Scorpaenidae

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If you touch their venomous spines you wil discover for yourself how their name is derived! Our scuba diving and snorkelling policy is to make contact with nothing; which makes particular sense in this light. The Lionfish is also popular with divers and underwater photographers for its flamboyant fins. Spotless Lionfish; Pterois russelli Our endemic species of lion fish (aka firefish). Named after the lack of spots on the dorsal, anal and tail fins. 15 Photos Common Lionfish; Pterois volitans This fish is not a resident; it survived only a month or so at Sail Rock. Probably came over in...

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