Lembeh 8 Rhinopias

Rhinopias Scorpionfish have excellent camouflage when hiding near the Leathery soft coral, Sarchphyton.


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The huge upturned mouth of the Rhinopias Scorpionfish shows that it is a predator capable of eating fish nearly as big as itself.
Rhinopias became very alert when a fish was brought close to its mouth.
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The large pectoral fins of the Rhinopias are use for herding fish into a corner.

A few milliseconds later, this fish was gobbled up.