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Eastern Blue Devil Fish


Posted by ChrisRoss on Mon Feb 20, 2017 2:42 am

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Eastern Blue Devil Fish Paraplesiops bleekeri


A quite secretive fish it hangs around in caves and under overhangs during the day.  A protected species due to collection for aquariums, they are in low density and can be hard to find.  This one was up the back of a small cave about 3-4m in from the wall, couldn't see without my focusing light.  It is about 200mm or so long.

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by bjorsa on Mon Feb 20, 2017 3:43 am
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Beautiful color and pattern and the algea on the rocks makes it to pop out nice ,great shot
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by Mark Boranyak on Mon Feb 20, 2017 8:49 am
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Nice work and a great find.

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by Tom Whelan on Mon Feb 20, 2017 5:21 pm
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Excellent capture - the colors and details are superb. What a beautiful creature!
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by Matthew Pugh on Tue Feb 21, 2017 3:01 pm
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Hi

A fine shot of a lovely coloured / marked fish - it works a treat


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by WOlf38 on Fri Feb 24, 2017 12:04 pm
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Beautiful colors and shot!!
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