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Warty prowfish

Aetapcus maculatus

Found scurrying out of the kelp (as much as the Warty can scurry!) at 23m off Low Head Pilot Station.

Weight 0.600kg
Depth 23m
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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