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Tassled scorpionfish - Scorpaenopsis oxycephala

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  1. WHOA!! Posted 2 months ago
    1. Can you find it? :-) Posted 2 months ago
      1. I think so...I looked for the eye and the pokey bits on the mouth area. The eye is near the middle at the bottom right of the "mountain", right? Posted 2 months ago
        1. Bingo! :-) Posted 2 months ago
  2. That’s what I call camouflage!Amazing! Posted 2 months ago
    1. Yes, indeed, thanks! Posted 2 months ago
  3. I'm so used to camouflage meaning blending in with dull colors, that this one comes as a shock. Hiding yourself not by being dull, instead by being overwhelmingly vibrant. And not just in one color, in ALL colors. Stunning. Posted 2 months ago
    1. Blending with the coral reef :-) Posted 2 months ago

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The tassled scorpionfish, ''Scorpaenopsis oxycephala'', is a carnivorous ray-finned fish with venomous spines that lives in the Indian and Pacific oceans.

Similar species: Mail-cheeked Fishes
Species identified by Patomarazul
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By Patomarazul

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Uploaded Nov 13, 2020. Captured Oct 30, 2019 02:12 in Indonesia.
  • TG-5
  • f/6.3
  • 1/200s
  • ISO320
  • 18mm