Hairy Frogfish in the Spotlight


Frogfish are ambush predators and often blend into their surroundings – this particular specimen resembles a bright orange sponge. I took this portrait of a hairy frogfish while scuba diving in Lembeh Strait. 

Lembeh Strait, Sulawesi Island, Indonesia

Canon EOS 50D, Tokina 35mm macro lens, 1/200, f/22, ISO 200, Inon Z-240 strobe, Hugyfot housing, handheld

by Michael Gallagher, London, United Kingdom