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Also known as the Cockatoo Leaf-Fish, Roque Fish or Rouge Fish, this highly compressed fish is part of the scorpionfish family (Scorpaenidae). It mimics dead leaves in the water, and sways with water motion. It looks similar to the Spiny Waspfish (Albabys maracanthus) but has a higher number of dorsal spines.
Nestled next to a mooring buoy in a flat sandy area.