© Copyright 2011 Andrew Trevor-Jones
Blackside hawkfish, Paracirrhites forsteri, at South Point, Sipadan Island, Sabah, Malaysia. Depth: 7.5 metres.
Nikon D300, Nikkor 60mm f/2.8D, Ikelite housing, Flat port, DS161 & DS125 strobes
ISO 200, 1/250, f/16
Hawkfish hug the bottom or other surfaces where they perch (like a hawk) on the pectoral fins. Despite sitting on the surfaces, they are very active and flit from perch to perch.