The Yellowspotted Scorpionfish (Sebastapistes cyanostigma) has a mottled red body dusted with tiny yellow spots. It also has yellow around its face and into the fins. The venomous spines of lionfish and other scorpionfish are used exclusively for defense.
Common Name: Yellowspotted Scorpionfish
Venomous: Yes (spines)
Scientific Name: Sebastapistes cyanostigma
Reef Safe: Yes