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Recent observations

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What

Giant Frogfish Antennarius commerson

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

August 25, 2016 09:42 AM HST

Description

Dive site Kahekili Beach Park, max depth 48 feet / 14.6 m. Had some trouble with my strobe on photos from the first half of the dive.

Baby frogfish.

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What

Giant Frogfish Antennarius commerson

Observer

kayko77

Date

July 13, 2015 12:57 PM CEST

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Giant Frogfish Antennarius commerson

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davidr

Date

September 10, 2016 08:47 AM HST

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What

Giant Frogfish Antennarius commerson

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davidr

Date

September 4, 2016 10:01 AM HST

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Giant Frogfish Antennarius commerson

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davidr

Date

September 3, 2016 09:54 AM HST

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Giant Frogfish Antennarius commerson

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davidr

Date

August 21, 2016 09:26 AM HST

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Giant Frogfish Antennarius commerson

Observer

davidr

Date

August 7, 2016 01:46 AM HST

Photos / Sounds

What

Sargassumfish Histrio histrio

Observer

jack4

Date

July 18, 2016 04:55 PM NZST

Description

Never seen anything like it? Possibably washed ashore in winter currents or discarded by trawler etc? If anyone could ID would be great. Photo taken by Jeremy Warden.

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What

Giant Frogfish Antennarius commerson

Date

the past

Photos / Sounds

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What

Shortnose batfish Ogcocephalus nasutus

Observer

salamander9505

Date

June 16, 2016 10:40 AM CDT

Description

Washed up on shore.

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

davidr

Date

August 15, 2015 04:08 AM HST

Photos / Sounds

What

Longlure Frogfish Antennarius multiocellatus

Observer

lovelyclemmy

Date

April 21, 2016 10:45 AM GYT
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Description from Wikipedia

Anglerfishes are members of the teleost order Lophiiformes /ˌlɒfiːəˈfɔrmiːz/. They are bony fishes named for their characteristic mode of predation, in which a fleshy growth from the fish's head (the esca or illicium) acts as a lure.

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