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scorpionfish #370578
03/14/10 05:46 PM
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San Pedro Belize
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http://yobubba.livejournal.com/110164.html
about an hour ago...the pixels are still wet!


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Re: scorpionfish [Re: elbert] #370582
03/14/10 06:00 PM
03/14/10 06:00 PM
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That's pretty amazing smile
thanks for sharing.

Re: scorpionfish [Re: NYgal] #370588
03/14/10 06:19 PM
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Canada
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I always love your underwater shots, elbert!


A fish and a bird can fall in love, but where will they build their nest?

Re: scorpionfish [Re: seashell] #370599
03/14/10 08:12 PM
03/14/10 08:12 PM
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Pacific Northwet
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Is he as bad as the Lionfish?

Re: scorpionfish [Re: Brandon C] #370604
03/14/10 08:49 PM
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Canada
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It's got venomous spines, but the scorpionfish is endemic to this reef.


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Re: scorpionfish [Re: seashell] #370614
03/15/10 08:08 AM
03/15/10 08:08 AM
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San Pedro Belize
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Scorpionfish have been here forever and are harmonious with the reef.
They have a contradiction, they have a powerful defense weapon and most creatures that do don't evolve with camouflage.
camouflage is for the defenseless creatures protection.
hummmm i bet he eats things that wander to close because of the camouflage.


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Re: scorpionfish [Re: elbert] #370627
03/15/10 11:28 AM
03/15/10 11:28 AM
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Birdland - 1 mile north
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Thanks Elbert. On my first trip to Turneff in Jan. '01 I almost put my finger on one in order to steady myself to take a picture of some really beautiful coral. My dive buddy slapped my hand away causing the scorpion fish to flare his fins. That's when I saw him and did get two quick shots off.
These critters are just one more reason to not touch the reef.
Are they usually at depth?


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Re: scorpionfish [Re: ScubaLdy] #370653
03/15/10 03:54 PM
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San Pedro Belize
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I wee them from 40 to 80 feet.
I think it gets to surgeie for most creatures shallower than 40'.


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Re: scorpionfish [Re: elbert] #370656
03/15/10 04:28 PM
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man, you got a strong wee!


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Re: scorpionfish [Re: klcman] #370657
03/15/10 05:01 PM
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San Pedro Belize
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oops 'see'
typo


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