Also called Randall's Frogfish, adults are recognized by three white or dark spots on its body (depending on its coloration). They grow to a maximum size of 2.5cm in length.
Benthic, reef-associated; inhabits outer reef slopes, at depths of 8 to 31m. Distribution: Taiwan, Philippines, Moluccas, Fiji, Marshall Islands, Easter Island.
This baby frogfish was spotted during a night dive at a depth of about 16 to 18m, at Dayang Beach, Talikud Island, Samal, Philippines. It measured about 1cm long and blended almost perfectly with the rubble where it was hiding.
Lat: 6.95, Long: 125.67
Spotted on Jul 26, 2012
Submitted on Jul 30, 2012