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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 one year ago
    1. I agree! It's so magical and looks like a snowstorm just past twilight. Posted one year 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 one year 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 one year 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 one year ago
    1. Thank you! :-) Posted one year 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