Cockatoo Waspfish

Common Name:
Cockatoo Waspfish
Chordata (Chordates)
Ablabys taenianotus
Average Size:
15 centimetres

The Cockatoo Waspfish (Ablabys taenianotus) is a type of scorpionfish that is also known as the Cockatoo Leaf-fish/Rougefish. It's generaly found in the western Pacific and Coral Triangle, in tropical and sub-tropical seas. It's a nocturnal ambush predator that uses its amazing camouflage to hide from prey. 

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