Movie: Eastern Red Scorpionfish, Scorpaena jacksoniensis

Eastern Red Scorpionfish spend considerable time motionless on the bottom.  The fish in the movie is positioned vertically against a sponge at a depth of 18 m, at 'The Gap', just south of Sydney Harbour Heads, New South Wales, June 2003.

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© Rob Dennett
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Rob Dennett

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Tags fishes, ichthyology, Red Rockcod, Scorpaena cardinalis, Scorpaenidae,