Watch Where You Step!

scorpionfish

Watch out! There are some scary things a-lurkin’ in those rocks just offshore. And they blend in with their surroundings perfectly.  The scorpionfish above appears to have activated its cloaking device. Can you see it?

Just in case you can’t quite make it out, we’ve added the highlighted picture below to help you find our little friend. For scale, he is about 9-10 inches long.

scorpionfish highlight

If Darwin had been a diver, the Philippines would most certainly have been one of his favorite destinations. The undersea world here boasts some of the world’s greatest examples of natural camouflage. Ten minutes underwater here will teach you more about evolution than a dozen biology textbooks.

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