Devil firefish

Length up to 35 cm.

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Author: Magnus Kjaergaard

The Devil firefish lives in the reef-associated, marine, depth range - 60 m environment.

Another related species is the devil firefish (Pterois miles), which has fewer dorsal (10) and anal fin (6) rays than volitans. It is found primarily in the Red Sea and Indian Ocean, but they co-occur in Sumatra, Indonesia. More

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dominated by the territorial devil firefish, but this morning they were strangely absent. Or so I thought. As I plunged into the warm, blue water and sank down 20 metres, I saw the usual shoals of little fish, but no firefish. More

A devil firefish (Pterois miles), one of more than 2,000 venomous teleostean fishes The devil firefish (Pterois miles), one of more than 2,000 venomous teleostean fishes identified as part of National Science Foundation-supported research by W. Leo Smith and Ward C. Wheeler. More

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A closely-related species, the devil firefish (Pterois miles), is similar to the lionfish. More

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Common names

Butterfly cod in English
Devil firefish in English
Duiwel-vuurvis in Afrikaans
firefish in English
Indian turkeyfish in English
Indisk dragefisk in Danish (dansk)
Laffe volant in Creole, French
Laffe volant in Creoles and Pidgins, French
Mile's fire fish in English
miles' firefish in English
Peixe-fogo diabo in Portuguese (Português)
Perutýn žoldnéř in Czech (česky)
Poisson armée in French (français)
Poisson scorpion in French (français)
Poisson-dindon in French (français)
Poisson-scorpion commun in French (français)
Pterois miles in French (français)
Rascasse volante in French (français)
Red lionfish in English
Skrzydlica wachlarzopletwa in Polish (polski)
Soldier lionfish in English
印度洋蓑鮋(斑鰭蓑鮋) in Mandarin Chinese
印度洋蓑鲉(斑鳍蓑鲉) in Mandarin Chinese
斑鰭簑鮋 in Mandarin Chinese
斑鳍蓑鲉 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Scorpaeniformes
Family : Scorpaenidae
Genus : Pterois
Species : Pterois miles
Authority : Bennett, 1828