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Family Scorpaenidae

INDO-PACIFIC

Dendrochirus brachypterus

Lembeh Strait, Sulawesi, Indonesia

SHORTFIN LIONFISH

Uncommon throughout the Indo-Pacific from the Red Sea to Samoa.  Actively feeds upon crustaceans at night.  Attains 7 inches.