Red lionfish (24)
Venomous lionfish , venom delivered via an arry of 18 needle-like dorsel fins , is purely defensive.
A sting from a lionfish is extremely painful to humans.
Lenght up to 40 cm.
Weight up to 1.2 kg.
Average life in wild up to 15 years.
Native to reefs and rocky crevices.
Feeds : fish and shrimps.
Another pic in my workshop.
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