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Interesting facts: leaf scorpionfish

Interesting facts: leaf scorpionfish
At this time we will talk about leaf scorpionfish. Biodiversity within the order of scorpion-shaped (radiant fish) numbers more than 1300 species. These include lionfishes, scorpion, rhinopia and, of course, leaf scorpionfish.
The leaf scorpionfish is quite often found in the underwater world of Bali. They grow up to 10 cm, live at a depth of up to 130 meters. This fish is an aggressive predator. In fact, all the time he sits in one place, disguising himself under this environment and hunting. As soon as the small fish or shrimp swims by - they immediately become its prey.
Swaying gently in the water, from side to side, it really looks like a leaf swaying in the wind. Colors range from white, yellow, pink, red, brown and green, sometimes with impregnations. Every 10 to 14 days it molts and after molting can change its color.
You can meet leaf scorpionfish in Tulamben, Amed, Padang Bay and Menjangan.

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