21 December 2014

Crocodile Fish (Cymbacephalus beauforti)
El Nido, Palawan, Philippines
Nikon D80 + Nikon 60mm f2.8 AF-S + Patima PDCH-D80 underwater housing + 2x Inon Z-240
iso 100, 1/200, f/16

A Crocodile Fish is resting at the bottom of the reef, off Palawan Island, in the Philippines. The bizarre aspect of this fish, whose head is vaguely remindful of a crocodile's, acts also as an excelent camouflage.