Pterois, commonly known as lionfish, is a genus of venomous marine fish found mostly in the Indo-Pacific. Pterois is characterized by conspicuous warning coloration with red, white, creamy, or black bands, showy pectoral fins and venomous spiky fin rays. Pterois are classified into a number of different species, but Pterois radiata, Pterois volitans and Pterois miles are the most commonly studied. Pterois are popular aquarium fish.
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  • Living The Dot Com Lifestyle At Atlantis

    …. The Dig features habitats for 100 venomous Indo-Pacific Ocean Lionfish, 500 piranhas, iridescent jellyfish and six-foot Moray Eels. There are special environments for nine species of enormous groupers. In separate, smaller “Jewel Habitats,” multitudes of brilliantly colored tropical fish dwell. It’s one of the most impressive aquarium I’ve ever seen…

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