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Painted Frogfish - Black

Antennarius pictus


Medium sized Painted Frogfish, with a butterflyfish passing behind. Painted Frogfish comes in variety of colors - black, white, grey, brown, cream, read, pink, yellow and other shades. Like all Frogfishes, they just sits and stay in one place and when hunting, flicks its lure to attract smaller fishes and when they comes near it, it lunges and swallow the prey whole.

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Romblon, Philippines

Spotted on Jun 14, 2014
Submitted on Jun 24, 2014

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