Observations in the Order: Scorpaeniformes

Smooth horsefish at North Paw

Congiopodus torvus P2124368
By: Pbsouthwood
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Location: North Lion's Paw
Observed on: 12th February 2011
Added to iSpot: 22nd April 2014
Identifications: 1
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Spinenose horsefish at the Lusitania wreck

Congiopodus spinifer DSC00766
By: Pbsouthwood
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Location: SS Lusitania wreck
Observed on: 10th June 2006
Added to iSpot: 22nd April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
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Cape gurnard at Kruis

Chelidonichthys capensis DSC08506
By: Pbsouthwood
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Location: Kruis, Rooi-els
Observed on: 12th January 2006
Added to iSpot: 21st April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
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Smooth horsefish at Coral Gardens, Rooi-els

Congiopodus torvus DSC09202
By: Pbsouthwood
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Location: Coral Gardens, Rooi-els
Observed on: 12th February 2006
Added to iSpot: 20th April 2014
Identifications: 1
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Smooth horsefish at Coral Gardens (Oudekraal)

Congiopodus torvus DSC01030
By: Pbsouthwood
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Location: Coral Gardens, Oudekraal
Observed on: 28th February 2008
Added to iSpot: 19th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Smooth horsefish at Cape Matapan wreck

Congiopodus torvus PB172557
By: Pbsouthwood
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Location: Cape Matapan wreck
Observed on: 17th November 2010
Added to iSpot: 18th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Smoothskin scorpionfish at the Ark Rock wrecks

Coccotropsis gymnoderma DSC00137
By: Pbsouthwood
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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

Smooth horsefish at Ammo Reef

Congiopodus torvus P5120241
By: Pbsouthwood
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Location: Ammo Reef
Observed on: 12th May 2012
Added to iSpot: 15th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Bluefin gurnard at Windmill beach

Chelidonichthys kumu DSC09589
By: Pbsouthwood
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Location: Windmill Beach
Observed on: 22nd July 2007
Added to iSpot: 14th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Smooth horsefish at Whittle Rock

Congiopodus torvus DSC09080
By: Pbsouthwood
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Location: Whittle Rock
Observed on: 13th August 2006
Added to iSpot: 14th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

Cape gurnard at Rocky Bank

Chelidonichthys capensis  PB286788
By: Pbsouthwood
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Location: Rocky Bank (False Bay)
Observed on: 28th November 2009
Added to iSpot: 14th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Smooth horsefish at Rockeater wreck

Congiopodus sp P5197823
By: Pbsouthwood
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Location: Rockeater wreck
Observed on: 19th May 2013
Added to iSpot: 14th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Smooth horsefish at the Princess Elizabeth wreck

Congiopodus torvus P8040741
By: Pbsouthwood
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Location: Princess Elizabeth wreck
Observed on: 4th August 2012
Added to iSpot: 12th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Smoothskin scorpionfish at the SAS Pietermaritzburg wreck

Coccotropsis gymnoderma P7260751
By: Pbsouthwood
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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
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Location: Smits Reef
Observed on: 12th October 2013
Added to iSpot: 12th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Smooth horsefish at Pie Rock

Congiopodus torvus DSC05095
By: Pbsouthwood
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Location: Pie Rock Reef
Observed on: 23rd July 2005
Added to iSpot: 12th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Chelidonichthys capensis DSC06891

Chelidonichthys capensis DSC06891
By: Pbsouthwood
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Location: Percy's Hole
Observed on: 20th November 2005
Added to iSpot: 11th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
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Bigscale scorpionfish at Partridge Point

Scorpaena scrofa DSC09269
By: Pbsouthwood
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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
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Location: Orotava wreck
Observed on: 17th July 2005
Added to iSpot: 10th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Bluefin gurnard at Long Beach

Chelidonichthys kumu DSC08494
By: Pbsouthwood
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Location: Long Beach, Simon's Town
Observed on: 4th December 2004
Added to iSpot: 9th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0

Bigscale scorpionfish at SAS Good Hope wreck

Scorpaena scrofa
By: Pbsouthwood
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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

Smooth horsefish at the Good Hope wreck

Congiopodus torvus DSC04990
By: Pbsouthwood
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Location: SAS Good Hope wreck
Observed on: 23rd July 2005
Added to iSpot: 8th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

Spinenose horsefish at the Good Hope wreck

Congiopodus spinifer P8100805
By: Pbsouthwood
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Location: SAS Good Hope wreck
Observed on: 10th August 2012
Added to iSpot: 8th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Congiopodus torvus

Congiopodus torvus
By: Alan Horstmann
Botanical Society of South AfricaIndigenous Bulb Association of South AfricaSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: 2 Oceans Aquarium
Observed on: 25th September 2013
Added to iSpot: 3rd April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0

Smooth horsefish at D-Frame

Congiopodus torvus DSC03767
By: Pbsouthwood
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Location: D-Frame
Observed on: 4th June 2005
Added to iSpot: 3rd April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

Smmothskin scorpionfish at D-Frame

Coccotropsis gymnoderma DSC03775
By: Pbsouthwood
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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
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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
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Location: Castle Rocks
Observed on: 4th December 2004
Added to iSpot: 1st April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Bluefin gurnard at Brunswick wreck

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By: Pbsouthwood
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Location: Brunswick wreck
Observed on: 24th November 2004
Added to iSpot: 31st March 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0
Description: Juvenile, probably around 100mm long.

Cape gurnard at Smits Reef

PB062353
By: Pbsouthwood
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Location: Smits Reef
Observed on: 6th November 2010
Added to iSpot: 31st March 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
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
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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

Gurnard

gurnard algoa bay 50m
By: RosePalmerFish expert
Location: ZA
Observed on: 2nd March 2014
Added to iSpot: 17th March 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 3
Comments: 4
Description: captured on ROV footage in around 50m of water on sandy/shale bottom in Algoa Bay.

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

scorpion
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: Ricky
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
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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
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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.

Fish

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By: Lorraine L-W
Location: Beach Fish Hoek
Observed on: 28th May 2012
Added to iSpot: 30th May 2012
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 0
Comments: 1
Description: Small fish washed onto beach with kelp, well camouflaged.Still alive so returned to sea. Was moving its mouth in a 'kissing' motion.

Spinenose Horsefish

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By: catcher
Cape Bird Club
Location: Smitswinkelbaai, Western Cape, RSA
Observed on: 7th August 2011
Added to iSpot: 17th August 2011
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 2
Description: Some doubt as to whether this is a Smooth Horsefish Congiopodus torvus or Spinenose Horshfish C.spinifer. Photo taken by my son on the wreck of the "Elizabeth" at Smitswinkelbaai

Jacopever

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Location: valdivia seamount
Observed on: 23rd May 2011
Added to iSpot: 13th August 2011
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 1

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