Not where I expected it, a tiny cavity in an otherwise sheer rock wall covered with sponge. It was red… A flash bright red in the dive light had my attention quickly. I could not see the fish well enough to ID it, red is uncommon enough that I set up and fired anyway, just taking a photo was hard enough in the surge.

Only after downloading the photo I realized it was a scarface blennie…

Scarface Blennie
Scarface blennie (Cirripectes vanderbilti), in a small crevice, depth 15ft.

Author: Andrew

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

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