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It can reach a maximum length of 36 cm and can vary considerably in color. Adults are bearded with a number of tassels below the jaw.
Indo Pacific Ocean coral reefs.
Congratulations Marek, your Tasseled scorpionfish won joint third position our 2017 Best Wildlife Photo competition, Fish category: Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/projectnoah/pho...Twitter:https://twitter.com/projectnoah/status/9...
Formidable fish. Congrats.
Awesome find Marek,congrats on the SOTD and thanks for sharing
That's a truly gorgeous fish. Congrats on your SOTD, Marek.
Thanks Daniele. 😀
Congratulations Marek, your Tasseled Scorpionfish is our Spotting of the Day:''This extraordinary looking Tasseled Scorpionfish (Scorpaenopsis oxycephala) is our Spotting of the Day! This member of the scorpionfish family (Scorpaenidae) can be noted for its variable color and "beard" of tassels below the jaw. Its venomous spines can inflict painful injury".Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/projectnoah/pho...Twitter:https://twitter.com/projectnoah/status/9...
Lat: 8.60, Long: 97.65
Spotted on Dec 4, 2017 Submitted on Dec 4, 2017
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