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Flying Gurnard

Dactylopterus volitans


Found in the bottom of the sea, at about 3 to 4 meters depth. In the beginning it had closed it's wings and i just saw a big fish, but when it opened it's wings it was astonishing.


Sand / Muddy


Video when it's spreading it's wings:

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Neil Ross
Neil Ross 5 years ago

This is quite spectacular! Beautiful images. Well done, Chris.

Chris Taklis
Chris Taklis 5 years ago

@Maria dB indeed it's a beautiful fish.

@AshleyT thank you for informing me about the nomination and that you like my photo.

Maria dB
Maria dB 5 years ago

What a beautiful fish!

AshleyT 5 years ago

Your spotting has been nominated for the Spotting of the Week. The winner will be chosen by the Project Noah Rangers based on a combination of factors including: uniqueness of the shot, status of the organism (for example, rare or endangered), quality of the information provided in the habitat and description sections. There is a subjective element, of course; the spotting with the highest number of Ranger votes is chosen. Congratulations on being nominated!

Chris Taklis
Spotted by
Chris Taklis

Θεσσαλία - Στερεά Ελλάδα, Greece

Spotted on Sep 15, 2018
Submitted on Sep 15, 2018

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