Shortnose Batfish
Ogcocephalus nasutus

1/60s at f22, Ektachrome 64, ASA 64, Nikonos II w 28mm lens and close up lens, Oceanic master flash, Ikelite slave flash


"Shortnose Batfish," Reef Fish Identification, Florida, Carbbean, Bahamas by Paul Humann and Ned Deloach. Inhabits sand , mud and rocky bottoms; occasionally found near reefs. Rests on the bottom and usually partly cover themselves with sand or mud. Apparently relying on camouflage they do not move unless molested.
Frederiksted Pier, St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands
 
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