Juvenile crocodile-fish, Shanfu, LiuQiu

Juvenile crocodile-fish (Cymbacephalus beauforti)

Commonly referred to as crocodile-fish, as their head resembles a crocodile head.

They are bottom dwelling fish, and attack their prey using camouflage. They have eye lappets to help breakup the outline of the iris.

Location: Shan Fu, Xiao Liu Qiu, Taiwan
Date: 28 January, 2020
Camera / Housing: Canon G7X mII /Recsea
Lens: Subsee +10 diopter
Strobe: INON S2000
Setting: 1/160 sec. f/11 ISO 160

Photo Credit: KevinD