Lionfish
Lionfish
Oceans
ABout Lionfish

Also called zebra fish, turkey fish and dragon fish, lionfish are one of the top predators in many coral reef environments.

Because lionfish are slow-moving, they rely on their coloration and spines to discourage predators; their venomous sting, which can last for days, is purely defensive.

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FACTS & STATISTICS
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average size
11 to 15''
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native region
Indo-Pacific
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eating habits
Fish and crustaceans
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Conservation status
Least concern
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WHERE ARE THEY AT THE ZOO?
The Lionfish is located in the Oceans.
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