January 7, 2009

The Lionfish

LIONFISH Pterois volitans

"The flashy Lionfish uses its venomous spines for aggression and for defense. During courtship, a male will charge an intruding male with spines held forward like a charging bull.

Diet: small fishes, invertebrates
Distribution: Indian and Pacific Oceans, introduced in the Atlantic Ocean"

California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, CA, USA


Anonymous said...

wow! fantasy the Lion fish
I see first time
it's the swallowtail same

Eagle said...

Dear Mrs. Kang,

Sunny and Tim also saw it at San Francisco. When you come to San Francisco, I will take you to see it.

Anonymous said...

Thank you sir!
I waiting Tim and Sunny come to in KOREA.