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Bandtail Scorpionfish

Scorpaenopsis neglecta

Description:

Also known as the Yellowtail Scorpionfish, this species can be highly variable in colour. Scorpionfish are ambush predators - camouflaged from their prey, they lie in waiting until prey comings within reach, then lunge forward, mouth gaping and 'inhale' them!

Habitat:

Muddy/Sandy bottom at dive site 'The Hill' in Puerto Galera.

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3 Comments

Mona Pirih
Mona Pirih 8 years ago

Awesome...

Mona Pirih
Mona Pirih 8 years ago

Beautiful picture... I love it..

williefromwi
williefromwi 8 years ago

Wonderful spotting, and wonderful information on their feeding habits. Thank you.

SamanthaCraven
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SamanthaCraven

Oriental Mindoro, Philippines

Spotted on Mar 18, 2012
Submitted on Apr 9, 2012

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