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Image of a Giant Frogfish (Antennarius maculatus) taken on a wall dive in Alor,Indonesia.They may not be the most visually pleasing fish in the ocean,but their ability to blend in with their surrounds & unique look make them very beautiful imo
© All images copyright MattTworkowski 2008

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ocean, sea, fish, underwater, nature, indonesia, wildlife, sealife, diving, matt, marinelife, tworkowski

Comments

  • Miri
    Miriover 5 years ago

    i agree with you, and their little ‘feet’ are so cute!!

  • Stephen Colquitt
    Stephen Colquittover 5 years ago

    Wow – he had his mouth open for you!

  • heznel
    heznelover 5 years ago

    Oh wow, incredible shot. If you kiss a frogfish will it become a merman : )
    I am going to google them to educate myself as they look so interesting … thanks for sharing

  • Lol,thanks Heather,member of the Anglerfish family,cheers

    – MattTworkowski

  • the6tees
    the6teesover 5 years ago

    Oh My Goodness, Handsom Fellow …….NOT lol!!

  • Tama Blough
    Tama Bloughover 5 years ago

    Wow that is a cool fish!! I’ve never seen one of those. From this angle he kind of looks like a mask.

  • jesika
    jesikaover 5 years ago

    The University of RedBubble lectures again. I’d never heard of these strange fish. Good capture, Matt, as ever.
    j

  • Thanks Jes

    – MattTworkowski

  • Marcus Grant IPA
    Marcus Grant IPAover 5 years ago

    Great capture Matt, i do agree though they not the best looker on the block.

  • © Karin  Taylor
    © Karin Taylorover 5 years ago

    just love him Matt…soooo much character there!

  • Thanks Karin,they are a truely amazing species,was a real thrill to get the opportunity to see them in the wild.There was actually a male & female but I couldnt get them both into frame with the macro lens

    – MattTworkowski

  • PhotoDream Art
    PhotoDream Artover 5 years ago

    Okay..never mind the coffee..now I’m defenitely awake..lol
    Amazing creature !

  • Lol….happy I could help :-)

    – MattTworkowski

  • TrEaSuReDiMaGeS
    TrEaSuReDiMaGeSover 5 years ago

    This little guy is so cool……. Wonderful capture and shot Matt!!! Love the pov and the way he is looking at you with those two little eyes!!! :-))

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