Species memo

© Leonidas Stavrou

Pterois miles (Bennett, 1828)

Body and fins banded with alternating wide dark brown/black, white and red bands. Anal and caudal fins ornamented with dark spots. Small individuals, with a lighter coloration. Dorsal fin appears feathery, whereas pectoral fins wing-like.

Corsini-Foka, M., Kondylatos, G. (2015). First occurrence of the invasive lionfish Pterois miles in Greece and the Aegean Sea. Medit. Mar. Sci. 16/3: 692-702.

Records of “Pterois miles

Records where the species has been recorded in the Hellenic Seas.

Pterois miles
© Leonidas Stavrou
© Leonidas Stavrou
© Randall, J.E. (FishBase)