Not evaluated (IUCN 3.1)
E. T. Bennett, 1831
Pterois russelli, the soldier lionfish, plaintail turkeyfish, or Russell's lionfish, is a lionfish species native to the Indo-Pacific Ocean from the eastern part of Africa to the Persian Gulf. They grow up to 30 cm in length. It occasionally makes its way into the aquarium trade. It is generally found in reefs. They can have as many as 26 spines. They have 13 dorsal spine, 10-12 dorsal soft rays, 3 anal spines, and 7-8 anal soft rays
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- Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2008). "Pterois russelli" in FishBase. December 2008 version.
- Media related to Pterois russelii at Wikimedia Commons
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