Observations in the Family: Scorpaenidae

Raggy Scorpionfish

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By: Rowan Watt-Pringle
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Location: Sodwana Bay
Observed on: 9th October 2014
Added to iSpot: 16th October 2014
Identifications: 1
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By: UnderwaterWendy
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Location: Partridge Point
Observed on: 12th October 2013
Added to iSpot: 16th October 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
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Location: Sodwana Bay
Observed on: 17th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 14th October 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

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By: UnderwaterWendy
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Location: Partridge Point
Observed on: 2nd April 2014
Added to iSpot: 13th October 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
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smoothskin scorpionfish

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By: seastung
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Location: atlantis reef
Observed on: 8th October 2014
Added to iSpot: 10th October 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

red scorpionfish?

whitespotted scorpion
By: Rowan Watt-Pringle
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Location: Sodwana Bay
Observed on: 16th May 2012
Added to iSpot: 7th October 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 1
Comments: 4
Description: not sure what species of scorpionfish this is... any help would be appreciated!

Paperfish

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By: Rowan Watt-Pringle
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Location: Sodwana Bay
Observed on: 11th April 2012
Added to iSpot: 7th October 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

False Stonefish

False Stonefish
By: Rowan Watt-Pringle
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Location: Sodwana Bay, 2 Mile
Observed on: 17th April 2012
Added to iSpot: 7th October 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

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By: UnderwaterWendy
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Location: Cathedral
Observed on: 26th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 7th October 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Common Lionfish

Common Lionfish - Pteroiles miles
By: Rowan Watt-Pringle
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Location: Sodwana Bay
Observed on: 26th April 2012
Added to iSpot: 6th October 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0

Raggy scorpionfish

Raggy scorpionfish
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Location: Sodwana
Observed on: 30th April 2013
Added to iSpot: 2nd October 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 1

smoothskin scorpionfish

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By: seastung
SeaKeysSouthern Underwater Research Group
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Location: Deep Partridge
Observed on: 19th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 21st September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0
Description: a smoothskin scorpionfish in 27m of water at the edge of a rocky reef in false bay

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By: Elodie
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
Location: 1, Sodwana Main Road
Observed on: 17th May 2011
Added to iSpot: 12th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Fish

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By: Sizakele
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Location: Sodwana Bay
Observed on: 16th April 2004
Added to iSpot: 6th September 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0

Devil firefish at Howard's Castle

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By: Pbsouthwood
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Location: Howard's Castle, Aliwal shoal
Observed on: 3rd August 2014
Added to iSpot: 29th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

Scorpionfish

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Location: White Sands Canyon
Observed on: 25th April 2004
Added to iSpot: 28th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Scorpionfish at Fern coral reef

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By: Pbsouthwood
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Location: Fern Coral Reef, Scottburgh
Observed on: 4th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 21st August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Raggy scorpionfish

Raggy scorpionfish
By: Pieterjl
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Location: Sodwana Bay
Observed on: 20th November 2012
Added to iSpot: 16th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Tassled scorpionfish

Tassled scorpionfish
By: Pieterjl
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Location: Sodwana Bay
Observed on: 5th June 2013
Added to iSpot: 16th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Scorpionfish

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By: Brent Chiazzari
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Location: A1102 Rd, Thungwini
Observed on: 14th May 2014
Added to iSpot: 16th August 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Scorpion fish

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By: Brent Chiazzari
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Location: A1102 Rd, Thungwini
Observed on: 14th May 2014
Added to iSpot: 16th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Paperfish

Paperfish
By: Pieterjl
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Location: Sodwana Bay
Observed on: 27th September 2012
Added to iSpot: 14th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 3

Yellow-spotted scorpionfish

Yellow-spotted scorpionfish
By: Pieterjl
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Location: Sodwana Bay
Observed on: 31st May 2014
Added to iSpot: 14th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Stonefish

Stonefish
By: Pieterjl
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Location: Sodwana Bay
Observed on: 12th February 2013
Added to iSpot: 14th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Weedy scorpionfish

Weedy scorpionfish
By: Pieterjl
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Location: Sodwana Bay
Observed on: 22nd October 2013
Added to iSpot: 14th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 1

False stonefish

False stonefish
By: Pieterjl
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Location: Sodwana Bay
Observed on: 14th November 2013
Added to iSpot: 14th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

Common lionfish

Common lionfish
By: Pieterjl
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Location: Sodwana Bay
Observed on: 7th October 2011
Added to iSpot: 14th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 5
Comments: 1

Devil firefish at Cowrie Reef

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By: Pbsouthwood
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Location: Cowrie reef, Scottburgh
Observed on: 4th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 12th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0

Lionfish

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Location: Durban
Observed on: 13th June 2014
Added to iSpot: 8th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 1

Paper fish

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By: Riaan01
Location: 1, Sodwana Main Road
Observed on: 7th July 2014
Added to iSpot: 7th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Scorpaeid juv

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By: ROV_Ryan
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Location: Durban J4
Observed on: 15th May 2014
Added to iSpot: 1st August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Juvenile scorpionfish

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By: ROV_Ryan
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Location: Durban S3
Observed on: 9th June 2014
Added to iSpot: 1st August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Mr. grumpy gills

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By: Nemo Diving
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Location: Sodwana Bay
Observed on: 30th October 2013
Added to iSpot: 29th July 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 0
Comments: 7

scorpionfish?

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By: Nick Helme
Botanical Society of South AfricaProtea Atlas Project
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Location: gwe gwe rock pools
Observed on: 2nd July 2014
Added to iSpot: 17th July 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 2
Comments: 2
Description: in small rock pool exposed at low tide; about 80mm long; is this a lionfish or a scorpionfish?

Tassled Scorpionfish

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By: Rowan Watt-Pringle
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Location: Sodwana Bay, 2 Mile Reef
Observed on: 9th May 2012
Added to iSpot: 14th July 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 0
Comments: 3

Common Lionfish

Pterois miles
By: Rowan Watt-Pringle
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Location: Sodwana Bay
Observed on: 25th June 2014
Added to iSpot: 14th July 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Paperfish

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By: Rowan Watt-Pringle
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Location: Sodwana Bay
Observed on: 30th September 2012
Added to iSpot: 13th July 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Scorpionfish

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By: ROV_Ryan
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Location: Wright Canyon
Observed on: 30th April 2013
Added to iSpot: 10th July 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0
Description: filmed from a ROV during the 2012 Gombessa expedition

Scorpionfish

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By: ROV_Ryan
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Location: Chaka canyon
Observed on: 25th April 2013
Added to iSpot: 10th July 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0
Description: filmed from a ROV during the 2012 Gombessa expedition

Scorpionfish

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By: RosePalmer
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Location: 1, Sodwana Main Road
Observed on: 13th March 2002
Added to iSpot: 1st July 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0
Description: observed in White Sands canyon from the submersible JAGO during the 2002 Sodwana Coelacanth expedition

Scorpionfish

Scorpionfish
By: RosePalmer
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Location: A1108 Rd, Olakeni
Observed on: 26th February 2010
Added to iSpot: 1st July 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0
Description: Observed at 148m in Wright Canyon in from the submersible JAGO during the 2002 Sodwana coelacanth expedition

Stonefish

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Location: 1, Sodwana Main Road
Observed on: 6th June 2010
Added to iSpot: 30th June 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Scorpionfish

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Location: 1, Sodwana Main Road
Observed on: 6th June 2010
Added to iSpot: 30th June 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

raggy scorpionfish

raggy scorpionfish
By: ReeceWartenbergReeceWartenberg is knowledgeable about FishReeceWartenberg's earned reputation in FishReeceWartenberg's earned reputation in FishReeceWartenberg's earned reputation in Fish
Location: 1, Sodwana Main Road
Observed on: 17th May 2011
Added to iSpot: 30th June 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Juvenile firefish

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By: ReeceWartenbergReeceWartenberg is knowledgeable about FishReeceWartenberg's earned reputation in FishReeceWartenberg's earned reputation in FishReeceWartenberg's earned reputation in Fish
Location: 1, Sodwana Main Road
Observed on: 2nd January 2012
Added to iSpot: 26th June 2014
Identifications: 3
Agreements: 1
Comments: 2

Paperfish

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Location: 1, Sodwana Main Road
Observed on: 3rd January 2012
Added to iSpot: 23rd June 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

Scorpionfish at Ilovo

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By: ROV_Ryan
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Location: Ilovo deep reef
Observed on: 3rd June 2014
Added to iSpot: 6th June 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 0
Comments: 2

Scorpaenidae?

Scorpaenidae
By: Angus
Marine Evolution Lab
Location: Simons cave, Two-mile reef, Sodwana bay
Observed on: 19th May 2014
Added to iSpot: 27th May 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 2
Comments: 1
Description: Cryptic scorpionfish. Mimics local micro-habitat.

Hide the fish and another - Devil Scorpionfish

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By: Lee JonesLee Jones's reputation in FishLee Jones's reputation in Fish
Location: Two Oceans Aquarium
Observed on: 9th July 2013
Added to iSpot: 22nd May 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0
Description: The pink camo number can be viewed here: http://www.ispot.org.za/node/259290 See: http://www.aquarium.co.za/species_exhibits/browse_species/false_stonefish_devil_scorpionfish/

Hide the fish - Raggy Scorpionfish

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By: Lee JonesLee Jones's reputation in FishLee Jones's reputation in Fish
Location: Two Oceans Aquarium
Observed on: 9th July 2013
Added to iSpot: 22nd May 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0
Description: See: http://www.aquarium.co.za/blog/entry/from_the_two_oceans_aquarium_flickr_group_now_you_see_me_now_you_dont/

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