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Yakushima sea denizen


A lionfish swims off Isso Beach on Yakushima Island, Kagoshima Prefecture.

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Not uncommon....saw one while swimming in a netted beach at Wakayama.

Their stings pack a powerful punch

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Used to spear fish for these in the Bahamas where they are an invasive species. Very good eating.

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I saw these when I used to snorkle in Okinawa. Beautiful fish

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