What's been spotted in Western Australia?

Warty prowfish

Aetapcus maculatus

4 mile out in Busselton wa

Weight 0.400kg
Depth 26m
Aetapcus maculatus

About this species

Curious scorpionfish relatives that are very well-camouflaged amongst sponges. These sedentary fishes regularly shed their skin to prevent the build-up of fouling organisms. Read more…

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