Leaf Scorpionfish (Taenianotus triacanthus) - snoot from behind

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Leaf Scorpionfish (Taenianotus triacanthus) - snoot from behind<br />
The leaf scorpionfish is a species of marine fish which is the sole member of the genus Taenianotus. It is commonly known as leaf scorpionfish or paperfish.<br />
The color of this fish varies from green and red to a ghostly white. The fish is almost as flat as a leaf and resembles a leaf in many other ways. The skin often has blotches that enhance a camouflage effect. This fish has appendages around the mouth, and sometimes real algae and hydroids grow on its skin.<br />
The fish molts periodically, and can change colors after the molt.<br />
picture taken at an unknown divesite in Amed
Leaf Scorpionfish (Taenianotus triacanthus) - snoot from behind
The leaf scorpionfish is a species of marine fish which is the sole member of the genus Taenianotus. It is commonly known as leaf scorpionfish or paperfish.
The color of this fish varies from green and red to a ghostly white. The fish is almost as flat as a leaf and resembles a leaf in many other ways. The skin often has blotches that enhance a camouflage effect. This fish has appendages around the mouth, and...
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