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Photo taken at -20 ft near the coast. this is also a spotting of a life time for me,one of the most interesting fish i have seen. They have been observed to "walk" along sandy sea floors while looking for crustaceans and other smal invertebrates by using their pelvic fins as it show in the video.
Found on sand, mud or over rocks in sandy areas, exploring the bottom with the free part of the pectoral fins. Feeds primarily on benthic crustaceans, especially crabs, clams and small fishes. Eastern Atlantic: English Channel to Angola, including the Mediterranean, Madeira, and the Azores. Western Atlantic: Canada to Massachusetts, USA and the Gulf of Mexico to Argentina.
This is my very first spotting in Project Noah!
Spotted on Dec 23, 2011
Submitted on Dec 25, 2011
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