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Hairy Frogfish

Antennarius striatus

Description:

This particular Hairy Frogfish is brown in colour with some darker brown markings/patterns on its body. They can also be found in black colour variation. The 'hair-like' appendages on this frogfish gives its name to Hairy Frogfish.

Habitat:

Sandy/rubble bottom ranging from 3 meters depth to 30 plus meters.

Notes:

The Hairy Frogfish is a popular subject among scuba divers especially underwater photographers as it is rare to find and a thrill to see, especially their behaviors; walking with its pectoral fins, yawning and 'hunting' using its lure.

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1 Comment

AlbertKang
AlbertKang 4 years ago

Thanks again, @Polilla :)
This subject, Hairy Frogfish are a rarity and when found, are special to most scuba divers.

AlbertKang
Spotted by
AlbertKang

Bogo, Cebu, Philippines

Spotted on Apr 4, 2016
Submitted on Apr 4, 2016

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