Florent's Guide To The Florida, Bahamas &

Caribbean Reefs

Common Lionfish

Common Lionfish - Pterois volitans
Location: Cozumel, Mexico

Scientific Name: Pterois volitans
Also known as: Red Lionfish
Category: Lionfishes
Size: 7 to 15 in. (18 to 38 cm)  
Depth: 40-150 ft. (12-45 m)
Distribution: Eastern Indo-Pacific, Florida, Bahamas, Caribbean


 
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