Twinspot Lionfish, Dendrochirus biocellatus Click to enlarge image
Twinspot Lionfish, Dendrochirus biocellatus Image: Dr John E. Randall
© Dr John E. Randall

Fast Facts

  • Classification
    Species
    biocellatus
    Genus
    Dendrochirus
    Family
    Scorpaenidae
Twinspot Lionfish, Dendrochirus biocellatus
Twinspot Lionfish, Dendrochirus biocellatus Image: Dr John E. Randall
© Dr John E. Randall

A Twinspot Lionfish caught at a depth around 30 m, Tahiti, 26 February 1969.

Notes

This tropical species occurs from the eastern Indian Ocean to the western Pacific. In Australia it is known from near Ashmore and Cartier Islands off north-western Western Australia.