Spotfin Lionfish wood carving project 2005

Spotfin Lionfish wood carving project 2005

The spotfin lionfish is venomous and capable of delivering a painful injection from its pelvic, pectoral and dorsal fins. It is a tropical species that is found in the warm waters of the Indo-Pacific region, from depths of 5 metres to at least 40 metres, on rocky and coral reefs. Spotfin lionfish are captured and sold as aquarium pets, but their venomous spines make them difficult and /or dangerous pets.

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