Red Spotted Rockskipper aka - Blue-dashed Rockskipper (Blenniella periophtalmus) This small blenny is only about 3 cm long, and has found himself a home in a hole under encrusting corals. Picture taken in Kume jima, a small island close to Okinawa, Japan, 3 m deep, on top of a very lively reef. #LIFECommunity From Pin Board #17
Splitfin Flashlight Fish (Anomalops katoptron) by California Academy of Sciences: The Flashlight fish has a pocket filled with bioluminescent bacteria below each eye. By flipping this pocket up and down, it can turn its flashlight on and off and spot prey deep in the ocean. http://www.wired.com/2014/12/academy-of-sciences-fish/#slide-id-1684161 #Fish #Flashlight_Fish
mudskippers - fish that have evolved to live out of water. These fish are completely amphibious, and use their pectoral fins to walk around on land. They have a large gill chamber that retains water and closes tightly when they are not immersed in water.