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nummifer, coccineus, other Lembeh frogfish?

Lembeh Antennatus nummifer ciccineus

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#1 Karen Honeycutt

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Posted 08 November 2017 - 04:59 PM

Any ideas?

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Posted 10 November 2017 - 08:47 AM

I may be wrong, but to me it looks more like a regular Giant Frogfish, Antennarius commersoni, with the think and bulby second spine.

It has a distinct tail base which leaves aside any Coccineus id. I cannot either find the distinct lure and first spine of the mummifer.  

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