Brotula Barbata, Reclusive Reef Fish

By Barry Brown 4 weeks ago
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brotula barbataHi everyone, I have an odd fish for you today called a Brotula Barbata, found deep off the coast of St. Eustatius by the Smithsonian and Substation Curacao. I know it’s hard to tell from the photo but this fish is only around five inches in length. These weird looking fish swim non-stop in an eel-like fashion making them very hard to photograph so what I had to do was to make a cave of sorts (which they love) for him or her to swim into and stop swimming long enough for a shot, I guess it worked!  MORE

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