The Horn Shark (Heterodontus quoi) looks not very friendly and can be aggressive sometimes. But his size is about one meter only and he is not really dangerous to humans.

Ponta de Sao Vicente, Isabella island, Galapagos archipelage, Equador, South America, Pacific Ocean.

Canon EOS 5D, 2.8/100mm Macro USM, Secam Housing, Speedlite 580 EX, Sealux housing, 1/30s, f 10, ISO100

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  • dinghysailor1
    dinghysailor1almost 5 years ago

    wonderful closeup and a bit of a grumpy look – brilliant contact and capture

  • George Kypreos
    George Kypreosalmost 5 years ago

    Really evil eye!!!!

  • Thank you again George. How is it possible to present pictures in a frame? I still have to find out some things here…
    Best fishes

    – Norbert Probst

  • Stephen Colquitt
    Stephen Colquittalmost 5 years ago

    Hey Norbert – To post an image on RB is a bit of a trick

    First off you right click on the image you want to post to get the URL


    Then wrap that code with two exclamation marks to make it display (no spaces)


  • Stephen Colquitt
    Stephen Colquittalmost 5 years ago

    Love horn sharks – they are so full of character. This one reminds me of a sleepy bulldog

  • shadowlee
    shadowleealmost 5 years ago

    fascinating subject, great capture

  • * RoyAllenHunt *
    * RoyAllenHunt *over 4 years ago

    Wow! Up close and personal. You can really see the predator in its eyes. Congratulations on your feature in the Earth Keepers group.

  • Kollaps-PQ
    Kollaps-PQabout 4 years ago

    Amazing shot.

  • midnightduchess
    midnightduchessabout 3 years ago


  • Mary Sedici
    Mary Sediciover 2 years ago

    When I first saw this fish I said laud * he looks like the devil*, and then I saw the title :)) He has evil eyes, all right, but he is still cute. As always, great capture.

  • You are right Mary. For me its a fascinating Animal and sometimes we can be also look a little evil ;-)

    – Norbert Probst

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeover 1 year ago

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