Pulau Hantu - A celebration of marine life

Secret lives and secret worlds hidden in Singapore's most popular coral reef.

Sunday, April 08, 2007

Frilly Filefish!

Filefish are rather shy animals, they prefer to remain inconspicuous, camouflaged near or between corals or rocks, which they have a very similar colouration with. Also known as Leatherjackets (for reasons beyond my comprehension!) they can make a quick getaway with very little effort! So they have to be approached cautiously when being photographed. Here's a pair from the Hantu Blog Anniversary Dive...