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Tiny Cardinalfish - Ostorhinchus nanus Dauin, 2012. Fall,Geotagged,Ostorhinchus nanus,Philippines,Tiny Cardinalfish Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

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  1. I so LOVE this scene. It's so magical, intriguing, and simply gorgeous. Excellent! Posted 2 months ago
    1. I agree! It's so magical and looks like a snowstorm just past twilight. Posted 2 months ago
  2. I concur with Ferdy and Christine, such an apt description. Hard to pull one's eyes away. And surreal - fish in a snowstorm! They and the image are enchanting. Posted 2 months ago
    1. Thanks! th snowy effect is provided by the black coral where they are hanging around..and yes.. this black coral is actually white :-D
      https://animals.net/black-coral/
      Posted 2 months ago
  3. Today's Facebook post:
    An absolutely magical underwater scene! Perfect for a Monday morning! {Spotted in the Philippines by JungleDragon moderator, Marta Rubio Texeira} #JungleDragon #Ostorhinchusnanus
    Posted 2 months ago
    1. Thank you! :-) Posted 2 months ago

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Ostorhinchus nanus is a ray-finned fish species of the cardinal bass family, Apogonidae.

Similar species: Perch-like Fishes
Species identified by Patomarazul
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By Patomarazul

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Uploaded Mar 21, 2020. Captured Oct 3, 2012 03:43 in Unnamed Road, Dauin, Negros Oriental, Philippines.
  • XZ-1
  • f/2.5
  • 1/80s
  • ISO200
  • 6mm