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Pterois miles (Bennett, 1828)
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Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Scorpaeniformes  
 Family Scorpaenidae  
 Genus Pterois  
  Pterois lunulata    Temminck & Schlegel, 1843 
Provider: Chen, Jeng-Ping 
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Synonyms: Pseudomonopterus volitans Pterois miles Pterois muricata Scorpaena miles   details
Citation: 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993)
Character: Dorsal fin with XII spines and 11 soft rays; anal fin with III spines and 7 soft rays; pectoral fin with 12-14 soft rays; lateral line pole 29.This species maybe confused with P. russellii . Median fish are almost clear, but become spotted in large adults. It is best identified by the pale-centered scales on the principal dark bands on the body forming a net-like pattern and V-like markings across the pectoral fin rays. 
Habitat: Inhabits on rocky substrates in subtropical waters. Usually found on open substrates with remote outcrops of reef or soft-bottom substrates at moderate depths. Feeds on fish and crustaceans. Spines are venomous. 
Distribution: On rocky substrates in subtropical waters. Usually found on open substrates with remote outcrops of reef or soft-bottom substrates at moderate depths. Feeds on fish and crustaceans. Spines are venomous. 
Utility: Not commercial food species, edible, common aquarium species. 
Name Code: 382863
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