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Pterois miles Devil Firefish, Common lionfish

Pterois milesis commonly referred to as Devil Firefish, Common lionfish. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not for beginners. A aquarium size of at least 700 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Highly toxic.


Profilbild Urheber Jean-Marie Gradot, La Reunion

Pterois miles,Poisson lion,Common lionfish, 2020


Courtesy of the author Jean-Marie Gradot, La Reunion . Please visit www.flickr.com for more information.

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lexID:
2554 
AphiaID:
218077 
Scientific:
Pterois miles 
German:
Rotfeuerfisch 
English:
Devil Firefish, Common Lionfish 
Category:
Scorpionfishes/Stonefishes 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Scorpaeniformes (Order) > Scorpaenidae (Family) > Pterois (Genus) > miles (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Bennett, ), 1828 
Occurrence:
Kuwait, Vereinigte Arabische Emirate, (the) Maldives, Arabian Sea, Bahrain, Comores, Egypt, Gulf of Oman / Oman, Indian Ocean, Indonesia, Invasive Species, Iran, Israel, Java, Jordan, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mayotte, Mozambique, Myanmar, Quatar, Red Sea, Réunion , Saudi Arabia, Somalia, South-Africa, Sri Lanka, Sumatra, Tansania, the Andaman Sea, the Caribbean, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), the Mediterranean Sea, the Seychelles, Yemen 
Sea depth:
0 - 85 Meter 
Size:
up to 13.78" (35 cm) 
Temperature:
75.2 °F - 78.8 °F (24°C - 26°C) 
Food:
Crabs, Crustaceans, Fish (little fishes), Food specialist, Mysis, Rock shrimps, Schrimps 
Tank:
153.98 gal (~ 700L) 
Difficulty:
Not for beginners 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Highly toxic 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
More related species
in this lexicon:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2008-08-10 11:50:29 

Toxicity


Pterois miles is (very) poisonous and the poison can kill you under circumstances!!!
If you want to keep Pterois miles, inform yourself about the poison and its effects before buying. Keep a note with the telephone number of the poison emergency call and all necessary information about the animal next to your aquarium so that you can be helped quickly in an emergency.
The telephone numbers of the poison emergency call can be found here:
[overview_and_url_DE]
Overview Worldwide: eapcct.org

This message appears for poisonous, very poisonous and also animals whose poison can kill you immediately. Every human reacts differently to poisons. Please therefore weigh the risk for yourself AND your environment very carefully, and never act lightly!

Info

(Bennett, 1828)

Lives in coastal waters in muddy habitats. Fin spines highly venomous, may cause human death. Many thanks to Jack Randall for Using the Picture.

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Scorpaeniformes (Order) > Scorpaenidae (Family) > Pterois (Genus)

External links

  1. Exotische Rotfeuerfische breiten sich im Mittelmeer aus (de). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. Flickr, Jean-Marie Gardot (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

Pictures

Juvenile

Pterois miles juvénile , Devil firefish, (Etang-Salé), La Reunion 2015
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copyright Prof. Dr. Robert A. Patzner
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Commonly

copyright Prof. Dr. Robert A. Patzner
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Pterois miles - Indischer Rotfeuerfisch  -  November 2007 - Egypt - Red Sea - Safari - Canon PowerShot G7
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© Anne Frijsinger & Mat Vestjens, Holland
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Pterois miles
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copyright Prof. Dr. Robert A. Patzner
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Pterois miles - Indischer Rotfeuerfisch  -  November 2007 - Egypt - Red Sea - Safari - Canon PowerShot G7
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Pterois miles - Indischer Rotfeuerfisch  -  November 2007 - Egypt - Red Sea - Safari - Canon PowerShot G7
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