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Pterois antennata (Bloch, 1787)
SPOTFIN LIONFISH
Broadbarred Lionfish; Ragged-finned Firefish; Ragged-finned Scorpionfish; Scorpaena antennata Bloch, 1787; Broadbarred Firefish

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Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Scorpaeniformes  
 Family Scorpaenidae  
 Genus Pterois  
  Pterois antennata    (Bloch, 1787) 
Provider: Chen, Jeng-Ping 
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Synonyms: Pseudomonopterus antennatus Pteropterus antennata Scorpaena antennata   details
Citation: 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993)
Character: Dorsal fin with XIII spines and 11-12 soft rays; anal fin with III spines and 6 soft rays. Reddish to tan with many dark bars on body; median fins with scattered dark spots; tentacle above eye long and with dark bands. Adults with bluish black blotches near the base of the pectoral fins. 
Habitat: Occurs in lagoon and seaward reefs. Hides in crevices under rocks and coral formations during the day and hunts at night. Typically with head towards the safety of their hide-out or narrow passage. Feeds on shrimps and crabs. Venomous and capable of infli 
Distribution: Indo-Pacific: East Africa to Marquesan and Mangaréva islands, Taiwan, north to southern Japan, south to Queensland, Australia and Kermadec and Austral islands; throughout Micronesia. 
Utility: Not commercial food species; edible, commercial aquarium species. 
Name Code: 382862
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Pterois antennata
Pterois antennata
Turkeyfish
ID: 0000 0000 0303 0208 [detail]
© 2003 Dr. Peter Weish

Pterois antennata
Pterois antennata
Broadbarred Firefish
ID: 0091 3183 0917 0061 [detail]
H. Vannoy Davis
© 2001 California Academy of Sciences

Pterois antennata
Pterois antennata
Broadbarred Firefish
ID: 1338 3161 0873 0045 [detail]
Dr. Robert T. and Margaret Orr
© 2004 California Academy of Sciences

Pterois antennata
UCMP specimen card
ID: 2222 0804 0009 0023 [detail]
© University of California Museum of Paleontology

Pterois antennata
Pterois antennata
ID: 4444 4444 1106 0882 [detail]
© 2006 Moorea Biocode

Pterois antennata
Pterois antennata
ID: 4444 4444 1106 0883 [detail]
© 2006 Moorea Biocode

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Pterois antennata   (Bloch, 1787)

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Scorpaeniformes (Scorpionfishes and flatheads) > Scorpaenidae (Scorpionfishes or rockfishes) > Pteroinae
Etymology: Pterois: Greek, pteron = wing, fin (Ref. 45335 ) .

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Marine; reef-associated; depth range 2 - 86 m (Ref. 95664 ).   Tropical; 42°N - 40°S, 30°E - 137°W

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Indo-Pacific: East Africa to Marquesan and Mangaréva islands, north to southern Japan, south to Queensland, Australia and Kermadec (Ref. 8879 ) and Austral islands.

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Maturity: L m   ?   range ? - ? cm
Max length : 20.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 4313 )

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Dorsal spines (total): 13; Dorsal soft rays (total): 11-12; Anal spines : 3; Anal soft rays : 6. Reddish to tan with many dark bars on body; median fins with scattered dark spots; tentacle above eye long and with dark bands (Ref. 4313 ). Adults with bluish black blotches near the base of the pectoral fins (Ref. 48635 )

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Occurs in lagoon and seaward reefs. Hides in crevices under rocks and coral formations during the day and hunts at night. Typically with head towards the safety of their hide-out or narrow passage (Ref. 48635 ). Feeds on shrimps and crabs. Venomous and capable of inflicting a painful sting. Minimum depth reported taken from Ref. 30874. Solitary or in groups, under ledges and holes (Ref. 37816 ).

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Eschmeyer, W.N. , 1986. Scorpaenidae. p. 463-478. In M.M. Smith and P.C. Heemstra (eds.) Smiths' sea fishes. Springer-Verlag, Berlin. (Ref. 4313 )

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185 )

  Least Concern (LC)  

CITES (Ref. 115941 )

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361 )

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Venomous (Ref. 4690 )




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969 ): 24.6 - 29, mean 27.8 (based on 900 cells). Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805 ):  PD 50 = 0.5005   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high]. Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01148 (0.00449 - 0.02935), b=3.09 (2.87 - 3.31), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245 ). Trophic Level (Ref. 69278 ):  3.6   ±0.59 se; Based on food items. Resilience (Ref. 69278 ):  Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.). Vulnerability (Ref. 59153 ):  Low to moderate vulnerability (34 of 100) . Price category (Ref. 80766 ):   High .

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