Postcard from the Reef – Leaf Scorpionfish

Dave spotted it, what appeared as a piece of debris lying in the coral. A closer look showed this ‘debris’ has fins. It is a Leaf Scorpionfish crouching low in the coral. I have seen a few members of this interesting family lately, often challenging to spot.

Leaf Scorpionfish
Leaf Scorpionfish (Taenianotus triacanthus) crouched in finger coral

Author: Andrew

An electrical engineer, amateur astronomer, and diver, living and working on the island of Hawaiʻi.

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