Order: Scorpaeniformes Family: Scorpaenidae Genus: Pterois Species:mombasae
The frillfin turkeyfish is also known as african lionfish, and deepwater firefish. They are found in the tropical Indian Ocean and the Western Pacific, it grows to a maximum size of 20 cm. Typically found in soft-bottomed areas of the ocean, often in conjunction with invertebrate growth (i.e. sponges).
Dead or Sautéed in Butter!
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