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Hawaiian Turkeyfish

Hawaiian Turkeyfish (Pterois sphex), a Hawaiian endemic, belongs to the same genus as the Lionfish (P. volitans) that is an invasive species in the Carribean Sea and western Atlantic Ocean. This specimen was photographed while scuba diving the Kona coast, Hawaii Island.

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