WATERY WEDNESDAY # 57
We’re going scuba diving this Watery Wednesday to meet a master of camouflage! We better keep our eyes peeled and look amongst the corals to see if we can find…
MEET THE SARGASSUM FISH!
Diet: Carnivore: fish
Length/Weight: up to 7 ½”/ up to 14 oz
Conservation Status: common
- Sargassum fish are members of the frog fish family.
- Sargassum fish have variable patterns and colors to match their surroundings.
- They are covered in spiny like protrusions.
- Sargassum fish use their dorsal fin spine to lure prey.
- They are ambush predators.
- Sargassum fish have leg-like pectoral fins.
These crazy looking fish are so awesome! We think they look a bit like aliens! What do you think? What color would fit in with your habitat?