Florent's Guide To The

Tropical Reefs

Shortfin Lionfish
Shortfin Lionfish
Scientific Name: Dendrochirus brachypterus
Family: Scorpaenidae
Subfamily: Pteroinae
Category: Lionfishes
Also known as: Shortfin Turkeyfish
Size: Up to 7 in. (18 cm)  
Depth: 6-100 ft. (2-30 m)
Distribution: Indo-West Pacific, Red Sea, Australia

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