HAIRY FROGFISH

Antennarius striatus
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Found on coral and rocky reefs as well as on sandy, muddy and weedy bottoms. Colour can vary from white to yellow, orange or brown, with prominent darker stripes across the body. It can grow numerous skin flaps, which give this frogfish its common name. Can be confused with similar A. hispidus, but has more profound stripes and worm-like shaped lure. Solitary.
Frequency of sightings:
Occasional
Best time of year:
All year round
Remarks:
3-35meters deep, body size up to 22 cm.
Divesites seen at:
Aw Shucks, Hairball 1, Hairball 2, Hairball 3, Jahir, Jahir 2, Madidir, Magic Crack, Pantai Kecil, Pantai Parigi, Retak Larry (Larrys Crack), Slow Poke, TK 1, TK2, TK3
Taxonomical order of this critter:
Veterbrate
Sand Dweller
Buttom dweller
Frog Fish
- Giant frogfish
- Hairy frogfish
- Hispid frogfish
- Painted frogfish
- Randall's frogfish
- Sargasum Frogfish
- Scarlet Frogfish
- Warty frogfish

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