Observations in the Family: Scorpaenidae

Smoothskin scorpionfish at the Ark Rock wrecks

Coccotropsis gymnoderma DSC00137
By: Pbsouthwood
SeaKeysSouthern Underwater Research GroupSea Fish AtlasSea Slug Atlas
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Location: Ark Rock wrecks
Observed on: 1st April 2006
Added to iSpot: 17th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Smoothskin scorpionfish at the SAS Pietermaritzburg wreck

Coccotropsis gymnoderma P7260751
By: Pbsouthwood
SeaKeysSouthern Underwater Research GroupSea Fish AtlasSea Slug Atlas
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Location: SAS Pietermaritzburg wreck
Observed on: 26th July 2008
Added to iSpot: 12th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Smoothskin Scorpionfish

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By: UnderwaterWendy
SeaKeysSea Slug Atlas
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Location: Smits Reef
Observed on: 12th October 2013
Added to iSpot: 12th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Bigscale scorpionfish at Partridge Point

Scorpaena scrofa DSC09269
By: Pbsouthwood
SeaKeysSouthern Underwater Research GroupSea Fish AtlasSea Slug Atlas
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Location: Partridge Point
Observed on: 3rd June 2007
Added to iSpot: 11th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Bigscale scorpionfish at the Orotava wreck

Scorpaena scrofa DSC04881
By: Pbsouthwood
SeaKeysSouthern Underwater Research GroupSea Fish AtlasSea Slug Atlas
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Location: Orotava wreck
Observed on: 17th July 2005
Added to iSpot: 10th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Bigscale scorpionfish at SAS Good Hope wreck

Scorpaena scrofa
By: Pbsouthwood
SeaKeysSouthern Underwater Research GroupSea Fish AtlasSea Slug Atlas
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Location: SAS Good Hope wreck
Observed on: 23rd October 2010
Added to iSpot: 8th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Smmothskin scorpionfish at D-Frame

Coccotropsis gymnoderma DSC03775
By: Pbsouthwood
SeaKeysSouthern Underwater Research GroupSea Fish AtlasSea Slug Atlas
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Location: D-Frame
Observed on: 4th June 2005
Added to iSpot: 3rd April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Bigscale scorpionfish at Castor Rock

Scorpaena scrofa DSC09578
By: Pbsouthwood
SeaKeysSouthern Underwater Research GroupSea Fish AtlasSea Slug Atlas
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Location: Castor Rock
Observed on: 8th October 2006
Added to iSpot: 2nd April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Smoothskin scorpionfish at Castle Rocks

Coccotropsis gymnoderma DSC08366
By: Pbsouthwood
SeaKeysSouthern Underwater Research GroupSea Fish AtlasSea Slug Atlas
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Location: Castle Rocks
Observed on: 4th December 2004
Added to iSpot: 1st April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Lion fish

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By: Triton Dive Lodge
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Location: Triton 69m
Observed on: 4th March 2014
Added to iSpot: 25th March 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 3
Comments: 2

Scorpionfish

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By: UnderwaterWendy
SeaKeysSea Slug Atlas
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Location: SAS Pietermaritzburg
Observed on: 19th March 2014
Added to iSpot: 19th March 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0
Description: On the sand next to the PMB

Deep demersal fish (Jacopever)

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By: CharlievdMCharlievdM's reputation in Fish
Location: West Coast outer shelf (508m)
Observed on: 7th February 2014
Added to iSpot: 17th March 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 4

Tassaled scorpionfish

Scorpaenopsis oxycephala_Tassaled scorpionfish (ns)
By: Triton Dive Lodge
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Location: Sodwana Bay
Observed on: 17th February 2014
Added to iSpot: 5th March 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Spotted scorpionfish

Sebastapistes cyanostigma_spotted scorpionfish
By: Triton Dive Lodge
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Location: Sodwana Bay
Observed on: 20th February 2014
Added to iSpot: 5th March 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Broadbarred firefish

Pterois antennata_Broadbarred firefish_Spotfin lionfish
By: Triton Dive Lodge
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Location: Sodwana Bay
Observed on: 29th November 2013
Added to iSpot: 5th March 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0

Scorpion fish

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By: Triton Dive Lodge
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Location: U-shape cave 110m
Observed on: 5th March 2014
Added to iSpot: 5th March 2014
Likely ID: Scorpaenidae
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Pterois fish

Pterois fish Mlalazi
By: RickyRicky's reputation in Fish
Location: Mlalazi Estuary
Observed on: 27th December 2013
Added to iSpot: 4th March 2014
Identifications: 3
Agreements: 3
Comments: 2
Description: Body about 8 cm long

Pterios antennata

Pterios antennata
By: Andrew Deacon
South African National ParksToyota Enviro Outreach
Fish expert
Location: Lighthouse - Island Rock Road, Jangamo
Observed on: 4th July 2013
Added to iSpot: 17th December 2013
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0

Pterois miles, Two Oceans

Pterois miles, Two Oceans
By: Cassine
South African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: 0A, Dock Rd
Observed on: 16th May 2004
Added to iSpot: 31st August 2013
Likely ID: Pterois miles
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 6
Comments: 2

Lion Fish, Mauritius

Pterois Lionfish
By: Prix BurgoynePrix Burgoyne's reputation in FishPrix Burgoyne's reputation in Fish
Location: B14, Grand Gaube
Observed on: 25th June 2012
Added to iSpot: 4th July 2012
Likely ID: Pterois miles
Identifications: 3
Agreements: 5
Comments: 2
Description: About 30 cm long with fins that it displays when threatened.

Jacopever

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By: shaneshane is knowledgeable about Fishshane's earned reputation in Fishshane's earned reputation in Fish
Location: valdivia seamount
Observed on: 23rd May 2011
Added to iSpot: 13th August 2011
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 1

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