Travel Photography Photos tagged as lionfish
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Here composed few of night dive photos. Normally night animals are differ then those whic u see at day dives. Top left - it was really big star, about 1m. Bottom left - yellow anemones, looking like flowers, but they are animals. When they feel you near they escape inside their "tube"-leg. At top right side - amazing creature - Spansh dancer. Its large nudibrunch (mollusk), usually red. The animal was given the common name "Spanish dancer" because the whirling swimming movement, and the red color of the mantle, are reminiscent of the skirt movements of a flamenco dancer. Bottom right - young and tiny lionfish.
Lionfish is another citisen of Red Sea. They are very common, attractive, not scared from anyone and pretty dangeous as well. Usually, lionfish are not aggressive toward humans and will almost always keep their distance when given the opportunity, so they pose a relatively low risk. In addition, their stings are not deadly, but they are very painful. But look at this baby with his "gely wings" - i think it was very touching! :-)