Fish ID: Common Lionfish

Lionfish common lionfish pterois volitans hon
Family Lionfish (SCORPAENIDAE)
species Pterois volitans
size To 38cm
locality Coastal, lagoon and outer reefs
behaviour Solitary or in small groups hanging stationary in the water column
range Pretty much circumglobal

Distinct long feather-like pectoral fin rays, usually with alterating light and darker red-brown bands around the body.