Hawaiian turkeyfish

The Hawaiian turkeyfish lives in the reef-associated, non-migratory, marine, depth range 3 - 122 m environment.

Image 867, Hawaiian Turkeyfish (Pterois sphex). Marty's Reef, Maui, Hawaii, United States, Matt Segal, all rights reserved worldwide. More

The Hawaiian Turkeyfish actively feeds at night on crustaceans and fish. Often referred to as the Lionfish in the South Pacific. The Hawaiian Turkeyfish is a smaller species compared to the Lionfish and is endemic to Hawaii. The spines are extremely toxic. More

Hawaiian Turkeyfish (Pterois sphex)Several days ago I put up a couple of photos of a Hawaiian Turkeyfish - as a sort of tongue-in-cheek reference to American Thanksgiving. 'Turkeyfish' is a common name for this fish - but it is not the common name. More

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fish, the Hawaiian turkeyfish, and several species of scorpion and trigger fish. The water along the coast is clear year-round, often exceeding 100-foot visibility, with ocean temperatures ranging from 72 degrees in the winter to 80 degrees in the summer. More

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Hawaiian Turkeyfish Pterois sphex are endemic to Hawaii. More

* Hawaiian Turkeyfish (endemic), Kahe Point, Island of Oahu * Hawaiian Turkeyfish, 3table, Island of Oahu * Hawaiian Turkeyfish, Shark's Cove, Island of Oahu * Hawaiian Turkeyfish, Sharks More

Common names

Hawaiian lionfish in English
Hawaiian turkeyfish in English
lionfish in English
lionfish in Unknown
Nohu pinao in Hawaiian
Nohu pinao in Unknown
Turkeyfish in English
蜂蓑鮋 in Mandarin Chinese
蜂蓑鮋 in Unknown
蜂蓑鲉 in Mandarin Chinese
蜂蓑鲉 in Unknown

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Order : Scorpaeniformes
Family : Scorpaenidae
Genus : Pterois
Species : Pterois sphex
Authority : Jordan & Evermann, 1903