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Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Scorpionfishes

Order Scorpaeniformes


This order contains scorpionfishes and flatheads. The following are all marine fishes.

Scorpionfishes and Stonefishes (Family Scorpaenidae)
Shortfin Lionfish Dendrochirus brachypterus
Zebra Lionfish Dendrochirus zebra
Clearfin Lionfish Pterois radiata
Luna Lionfish Pterois lunulata
Red Lionfish Pterois volitans
Russell's Lionfish Pterois russellii
Spotfin Lionfish Pterois antennata
Painted Scorpionfish Parascorpaena picta
Hollow-cheeked Stonefish Synanceja horrida
Stargazer Waspfish Polycaulus uranuscopus
Longspine Waspfish Paracentropogon longispinis
Mangrove Waspfish Vespicula trachinoides

Flatheads (Family Platycephalidae)
Bartail Flathead Platycephalus indicus
Fringe-eyed Flathead Cymbacephalus nematophthalmus

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