FLYING GURNARD

Dactyloptena orientalis
Sandy, coastal areas. Usually seen walking along the bottom in search for food. When threatened, it stretches out its large pectoral fins with blue blotches and quickly swims away. Solitary species, although juveniles can be found in groups.
Frequency of sightings:
Common
Best time of year:
All year round
Remarks:
to 68 m depth, size up to 38cm
Divesites seen at:
Air Prang, Air Prang 2, Air Prang 3, Angels Window, Aw Shucks, Batu Merah, Batu Sandar, Critter Hunt, Hairball 1, Hairball 2, Hairball 3, Heynus, Jahir, Jahir 2, Lembeh Resort House Reef, Madidir, Magic Crack, Magic Rock, Makawide, Makawide 2, Makawide 3, Nudi Falls, Nudi Retreat, Pantai Jiko, Pantai Kecil, Pantai Parigi, Pintu Colada, Pintu Kota Besar (Seagrass), Pintu Kota Kecil, Police Pier, Police Pier 2, Pulau Abadi, Pulau Dua, Pulau Putus, Retak Larry (Larrys Crack), Serena West, Slow Poke, Tanjung Kubur, Tanjung kusu-kusu, TK 1, TK2, TK3
Taxonomical order of this critter:
Veterbrate
Sand Dweller
Buttom dweller
Flying Gurnard
- Flying gurnard

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