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Pterois antennata (Bloch, 1787)
Broadbarred Lionfish; Ragged-finned Firefish; Ragged-finned Scorpionfish; Scorpaena antennata Bloch, 1787; Broadbarred Firefish

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Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Scorpaeniformes  
 Family Scorpaenidae  
 Genus Pterois  
  Pterois antennata    (Bloch, 1787) 
Provider: Chen, Jeng-Ping 
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Synonyms: Pseudomonopterus antennatus Pteropterus antennata Scorpaena antennata   details
Citation: 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993)
Character: Dorsal fin with XIII spines and 11-12 soft rays; anal fin with III spines and 6 soft rays. Reddish to tan with many dark bars on body; median fins with scattered dark spots; tentacle above eye long and with dark bands. Adults with bluish black blotches near the base of the pectoral fins. 
Habitat: Occurs in lagoon and seaward reefs. Hides in crevices under rocks and coral formations during the day and hunts at night. Typically with head towards the safety of their hide-out or narrow passage. Feeds on shrimps and crabs. Venomous and capable of infli 
Distribution: Indo-Pacific: East Africa to Marquesan and Mangaréva islands, Taiwan, north to southern Japan, south to Queensland, Australia and Kermadec and Austral islands; throughout Micronesia. 
Utility: Not commercial food species; edible, commercial aquarium species. 
Name Code: 382862
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Number of matches : 6
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Pterois antennata
Pterois antennata
ID: 0000 0000 0303 0208 [detail]
© 2003 Dr. Peter Weish

Pterois antennata
Pterois antennata
Broadbarred Firefish
ID: 0091 3183 0917 0061 [detail]
H. Vannoy Davis
© 2001 California Academy of Sciences

Pterois antennata
Pterois antennata
Broadbarred Firefish
ID: 1338 3161 0873 0045 [detail]
Dr. Robert T. and Margaret Orr
© 2004 California Academy of Sciences

Pterois antennata
UCMP specimen card
ID: 2222 0804 0009 0023 [detail]
© University of California Museum of Paleontology

Pterois antennata
Pterois antennata
ID: 4444 4444 1106 0882 [detail]
© 2006 Moorea Biocode

Pterois antennata
Pterois antennata
ID: 4444 4444 1106 0883 [detail]
© 2006 Moorea Biocode

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