Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Rosy-Lipped Batfish

Photographed near Cocos Island, a rosy-lipped batfish pouts.
Batfish are poor swimmers, preferring to use their strangely adapted pectoral fins like legs to crawl about the seafloor.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

You can see more odd sea creatures in National Geographic's photo gallery, "Marine Marvels"