Gallery description : pictures of lionfish

The life span is 10 - 18 years. Lionfish (pterois volitans) is usually 30cm - 35cm (12in - 14in). Lionfish inhabits tropical reefs and rocky crevices. It has a scales skin type. The preferred food type is carnivore.

Facts about lionfishs
NameLionfish
Water TypeSalt
Conservation StatusLeast concern
Average Clutch Size8,000
PredatorsEels, frogfish, scorpion fish
HabitatTropical reefs and rocky crevices
ClassActinopterygii
Common NameLionfish
DietCarnivore
PhylumChordata
GenusPterois
FamilyScorpaenidae
Scientific NamePterois volitans
OrderScorpaeniformes
Life Span10 - 18 years
OriginPacific ocean
KingdomAnimalia
Main PreyFish, shrimp, crabs
Size (L)30cm - 35cm (12in - 14in)
Distinctive FeaturesStriped body markings with long spines
ColourRed, white, black, brown, orange
Optimum pH Level8.1 - 8.4
Skin TypeScales
Image Details
Description Pictures of lionfish. Deep Sea Bloggerhead: Venomous Lionfish!
Width 1520 pixels
Heigh 1043 pixels
File type JPG
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