Pterois antennata (Bloch, 1787)

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Full Name

Pterois antennata (Bloch, 1787)

Common names

  • Banded lionfish eng
  • Broadbarred firefish eng
  • Ragged-finned firefish eng
  • more


Taxonomic status

Accepted species

According to

The Catalogue of Life, 3rd January 2011


Not terrestrial, Marine, Marine

Georeferenced data

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Text based distributions present in some sources.

Distribution range

  • Present in mrgid:8614 republic of mauritius Source: Anon. (1996). FishBase 96 [CD-ROM]. ICLARM: Los Baños, Philippines. 1 cd-rom pp.
  • Present in mrgid:8609 réunion Source: Letourneur, Y. , M. Harmelin-Vivien & R. Galzin (1993). Impact of hurricane Firinga on fish community structure on fringing reefs of Reunion Island, S. W. Indian Ocean. Environmental Biology of Fishes 37: 109-120
  • Present in mrgid:8609 réunion Source: Anon. (2000). FishBase 2000 [CD-ROM]. ICLARM: Los Baños, Laguna, Philippines. 4 cd-roms pp.
  • Present in mrgid:8616 chagos archipelago Source: Anon. (2000). FishBase 2000 [CD-ROM]. ICLARM: Los Baños, Laguna, Philippines. 4 cd-roms pp.
  • Present in new zealand exclusive economic zone Source: King, C. M. ; Roberts, C. D. ; Bell, B. D. ; Fordyce, R. E. ; Nicoll, R. S. ; Worthy, T. H. ; Paulin, C. D. ; Hitchmough, R. A. ; Keyes, I. W. ; Baker, A. N. ; Stewart, A. L. ; Hiller, N. ; McDowall, R. M. ; Holdaway, R. N. ; McPhee, R. P. ; Schwarzhans, W. W. ; Tennyson, A. J. D. ; Rust, S. ; Macadie, I. (2009). Phylum Chordata: lancelets, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, in: Gordon, D. P. (Ed. ) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 431-554.

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Occurrence datasets



Allen, G.R. and R.C. Steene (1988) Fishes of Christmas Island Indian Ocean.: Christmas Island Natural History Association, Christmas Island, Indian Ocean, 6798, Australia. 197 p.

Anderson, C. and A. Hafiz (1987) Common reef fishes of the Maldives. Part 1.: Novelty Press, Republic of Maldives. 83 p.

Anon. (1996). FishBase 96 [CD-ROM]. ICLARM: Los Baños, Philippines. 1 cd-rom pp.

Anonymous (2001) On reef fisheries exploitation and trade in Indonesia.: p. 41-44. In Country Status Overview 2001on reef fisheries exploitation and trade in Indonesia. Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries, Telepak Indo. Found. And International Marine Alliance (IMA) Indonesia. Indonesia.

Carl, H. (2003) Danish fish names.: Zoological Museum of Copenhagen. Unpublished.

Chinese Academy of Fishery Sciences (2003) Chinese aquatic germplasm resources database.:

Compiled by Roberts, C.D.; Paulin, C.D.; Stewart, A.L.; McPhee, R.P.; McDowall, R.M., King, C.M.; Roberts, C.D.; Bell, B.D.; Fordyce, R.E.; Nicol, R.S.; Worthy, T.H.; Paulin, C.D.; Hitchmough, R.A.; Keyes, I.W.; Baker, A.N.; Stewart, A.L.; Hiller, N.; McDowall, R.M.; Holdaway, R.N.; McPhee, R.P.; Schwarzhans, W.W.; Tennyson, A.J.D.; Rust, R.; Macadie, I. 24: Phylum CHORDATA: lancelets, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, Checklist of New Zealand Chordata. Living lancelets, jawless fishes, cartilaginous fishes, and bony fishes. In: New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity Volume 1.

Cornic, A. (1987) Poissons de l'Ile Maurice.: Editions de l'Océan Indien, Stanley Rose Hill, Ile Maurice. 335 p.


Source information

This backbone name usage exists because it was found in another checklist at the time the backbone was built. The primary source name usage has since been removed from the portal.

Record history

This record was last modified in GBIF on Nov 3, 2014. It was last updated according to the publisher on Feb 8, 2013.

A record will be modified by GBIF when either the source record has been changed by the publisher, or improvements in the GBIF processing warrant an update.