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Raja Ampat critter ID -----> very curious!


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#1 AMW

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Posted 17 March 2013 - 10:03 AM

I photographed this critter on a night dive last December 2012 in Raja Ampat, specifically at the Cendena Fuel Dock in Aljui Bay at about 5 meters/16 feet. 

None of the dive-masters or guests on the liveaboard were able to identify it.

Any ideas???_DSC3917.jpg

Thanks!



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Posted 17 March 2013 - 12:29 PM

It's a Jawfish (Opistognathus sp.) out of its hole.

 

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Posted 20 March 2013 - 03:56 AM

Thank you, Jim!