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#1 bmorescuba

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Posted 26 November 2013 - 06:45 PM

Very end of the last dive of the trip, and I didn't have my still camera! At least I was shooting video when this little critter caught my eye. The pectoral fins remind me of some scorpionfish, but it sure doesn't look like one. The way it was "walking" on the pectoral fins should help I would think. I'm a little stumped.

 

Dahab, Egypt. Golden Blocks dive site. Shallow - 1m depth. Length - 6-8cm. 

 

Video: Red Sea Shallows

It's shaky, but it is 1080p.

 

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Posted 26 November 2013 - 10:39 PM

Sea-moth : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pegasidae

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Posted 27 November 2013 - 12:46 AM

Agree. This one looks like Eurypegasus draconis. Common name per Fishbase - Short Dragonfish. I think it is the only sea moth found in the Red Sea

 

http://www.fishbase....s-draconis.html


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Posted 27 November 2013 - 06:30 AM

Frank & Jim - Thanks a lot! This was my first Red Sea trip and I'd never seen anything like this!


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