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Lion/ Scorpionfish Profiles, Information, Facts, Pictures & Photos

Commonly referred to as Lionfish, Turkeyfish, and many other names, here is a collection of Scorpaenidae family and species photo, identificaton, characteristic, compatibility, feeding, aquarium care, and more profile information to learn about the venomous stinging fishes in this family.
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Scorpaenidae Family - Genus Pterois Species Profile
From your About Guides Poisonous and Venomous Species Profiles, commonly referred to as Lionfishes, here are photos with identification, characteristic, habitat, diet, feeding and other captive aquarium care information about Genus Pterois Scorpionfishes, which includes P. sphex, volitan, antennata, radiata, russelli, and mombasae.

Facts and Information about the Volitans Lionfish (Pterois volitans)
Facts and Information about the Volitans Lionfish (Pterois volitans), including photos, diet, reef tank compatibility and captive care.

Leaf Scorpionfish Profile
Information about the the Leaf Scorpionfish (Taenianotus triacanthus), including: other common names, family, scientific name, identification, characteristics and compatibility, diet and feeding, distribution, habitat and average size.

Hawaiian Scorpion/Lionfish Profile
From your About Guides Poisonous and Venomous Species Profiles, photos with an identification, characteristic and care profile about the Hawaiian Pterois sphex Scorpion or Lionfish, a species that is endemic to the waters of Hawai'i, but is related to other Indo-Pacific Pterois species.

Lionfish (Pterois volitans) Profile
From PBS's Secrets Of The Ocean Realm - Sea Dwellers section, information about the characteristics of this venomous fish species, including a photo.

Scorpionfish Envenomations & First-Aid Tips
From the eMedicine web site, the Family Scorpaenidae represents a large array of fish, characterized by the ability to envenomate with various types of specialized spines. Learn about how these animals inject their vemon and what you can do if a mishap occurs.

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