Fish ID: Fuzzy Dwarf Lionfish

Lionfish fuzzy dwarf lionfish dendrochirus brachypterus thl
Family Lionfish (SCORPAENIDAE)
species Dendrochirus brachypterus
size To 15cm
locality On or near sandy substrate
behaviour Solitary
range Indo-West Pacific including Northern Australia

A small variety of lionfish with fan-like rather than filamentous pectoral fins, marked with alternately coloured bands radiating circumferentially.