Pterois volitans, Butterfly cod, Common lionfish, Lion fish, photos, facts and physical characteristics

Pterois volitans, Butterfly cod, Common lionfish, Lion fish, photos, facts and physical characteristics

Pterois volitans

Pterois volitans Description

Scales cycloid. Often with large tentacles above eyes. Dorsal spines: 13; Dorsal soft rays: 10 or 11; Anal spines: 3; Anal soft rays: 6 or 7. Variable in color, usually in relation to habitat. Coastal species generally darker, sometimes almost black in es

Pterois volitans Common Names

  • Butterfly cod, Common lionfish, Lion fish

Pterois volitans Taxonomic Structure

What type of species is Pterois volitans? Below, you will find the taxonomic groups the Pterois volitans species belongs to.

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Pterois volitans, marine species closely related

Pterois volitans, distinctive physical characteristics

How to identify Pterois volitans marine species? Below, you will find the list of main identification criteria and physical characteristics of marine species Pterois volitans. For each identification criteria, the corresponding physical characteristics of marine species Pterois volitans are marked in green.

Pterois volitans, underwater photographers

Which photographers have photos of Pterois volitans species? Below, you will find the list of underwater photographers and their photos of the marine species Pterois volitans.