This week in Fish: Octopus mimic

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 06 Jan 2012

The first week of the new year sees us back into the swing of things.  Thanks everyone for your contributions.  The fish mimicking an octopus mimicking a fish is quite amazing.

Saddled Snake Eel, Leiuranus semicinctus

Photographer: Damien Buisson © Damien Buisson

New blog posts:

Eagle rays in the shallows
Fish mimicking octopus mimicking fish!
Saddled Snake Eel, Leiuranus semicinctus

New movies:

Galapagos Sharks

New images:

Camouflage Grouper at the Cod Hole
Camouflage Grouper, Epinephelus polyphekadion
Cheeseman's Puffer, Lagocephalus cheesemanii
Saddled Snake Eel, Leiuranus semicinctus
Silver Toadfish, Lagocephalus sceleratus
Striate Anglerfish, Antennarius striatus
Western Cleaner Clingfish, Cochleoceps bicolor

Tags fishes, ichthyology, octopus, mimic,