Catalog Number: USNM 390776
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): G. Allen
Year Collected: 2005
Locality: Payahi Bay, southwestern Halmahera, Indonesia, Indonesia, Pacific
Depth (m): 5 to 8
Molecular Biology and Genetics
Barcode data: Pterois andover
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Public Records: 1
Specimens with Barcodes: 1
Species With Barcodes: 1
Pterois andover is a scorpaenid fish of the genus Pterois. This species is found in the western Pacific in marine waters off of Indonesia and Papua New Guinea and ranges as far as Sabah, Malaysia, and the Philippines. P. andover is found at depths from 3–70 m.
This fish has 13 dorsal spines. Its first dorsal spine is relatively short.
- Allen, Gerald R.; Erdmann, Mark V. (23 January 2008). "Pterois andover, a new species of scorpionfish (Pisces: Scorpaenidae) from Indonesia and Papua New Guinea". aqua, International Journal of Ichthyology. Special Publication 13 (3–4): 137. Retrieved 13 October 2014.
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