Fuzzy Dwarf Lionfish(Dendrochirus brachypterus) is also called the Shortfin Lionfish, the shortfin turkeyfish and the Dwarf Lionfish

Fuzzy Dwarf Lionfish-Facts and Photographs

The Fuzzy Dwarf Lionfish (Dendrochirus brachypterus) is also called the Shortfin Lionfish, the shortfin turkeyfish and the Dwarf Lionfish. As the name dwarf implies, they are one of the smaller Lionfish. Th...
Zebra Lionfish Dendrochirus zebra or Dwarf Lionfish

Zebra Lionfish-Facts and Photographs

The Zebra Lionfish (Dendrochirus zebra) or Dwarf Lionfish is also known as the Zebra Turkeyfish. They are not commonly seen on the East African coast and are fairly rare in the area. With their fins spread ...
he Common Lionfish, Indian Lionfish or Devil Firefish (Pterois miles)

Common Lionfish-Facts and Photographs

The Common Lionfish, Indian Lionfish or Devil Firefish (Pterois miles) is only found in the Western Indian ocean. They are often understandably confused with Pterois Volitans which is also called the Common...
clearfin lionfish, tailbar lionfish, radiata lionfish, fireworks fish, or radial firefish (Pterois radiata)

Clearfin Lionfish-Facts Photographs

The Clearfin lionfish (Pterois radiata) is also known as the Radial   lionfish or Tailbar Lionfish. They are a fairly reclusive fish and are not commonly seen out during the day.  One can often see their di...
Spotfin lionfish, Antennata lionfish or broadbarred firefish, Pterois antennata

Spotfin Lionfish-Facts and Photographs

The Spotfin Lionfish (Pterois antennata) is often confused with the Mombasa Lionfish (Pterois mombasae) The easiest way to distinguish the two is on the eye. The Spotfin Lionfish has a bar through the eye t...
Mombasa Lionfish (Pterois mombasae)

Mombasa Lionfish-Facts Photographs –

The Mombasa Lionfish (Pterois mombasae) is frequently misidentified by many people and there are many sites on the web that have information on the Mombasa Lionfish and an image of the Spotfin Lionfish (Pte...
Twinspot Lionfish Dendrochirus biocellatus, also known as the twospot turkeyfish or ocellated lionfish

Twinspot Lionfish-Facts Photographs

The Twinspot Lionfish, Dendrochirus biocellatus,  is also known as the as the Ocellated lionfish, Twinspot Lionfish, Twospot turkeyfish and the Fu Manchu lionfish.  As with all members of the scorpionfish f...
Clearfin Lionfish (Pterois radiata)

Clearfin Lionfish

A clearfin lionfish (Pterois radiata), also known as the tailbar lionfish, radiata lionfish or radial firefish perches on a coral rock off the coast of Dar es Salaam. This is the only lionfish species which has...

Lionfish

Lionfish, with their elaborate profile, vivid patterns and poised demeanor, are ideal subjects for underwater photography. They're unconcerned and motionless, using just enough energy to be softly lulled with t...