War Paint

Category: Nature

 

Photo and caption by Richard Wylie

Ornate Cowfish (Aracana ornata) are found in shallow coastal waters from Western Australia, South Australia, Victoria and Tasmania and only grow to a maximum of 15cm in length. When taking this shot I deliberately focused in on this individual's mouth so that it isolated the rest of the fish from its background and to show off its amazing patterns and colouration.

Location: Flinders Pier, Flinders, Victoria, Australia

 

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