Objective record of Pterois russelii (Scorpaenidae: Pteroinae) from the Red Sea

Matsunuma M., Bogorodsky S.V., Motomura H., Mal A.O.

Published date: December 2016
Volume: 40
Number: 4
Pagination: 333-337
Publisher: Société Française d'Ichtyologie
doi: https://doi.org/10.26028/cybium/2016-404-009

A single specimen of Pterois russelii, collected off Jizan, Saudi Arabia, confirms the previously unsubstantiated record of this species from the Red Sea. Comparisons of P. russelii with Red Sea congeners are provided.

Keywords: distribution - Lionfish - Morphology - Pterois russelii - Saudi Arabia - Scorpaenidae
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