RANDALL'S FROGFISH

Antennarius randalli
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Found on sandy substrate and rubble. Small species, which is very cryptic. Often hides under rubble, in sponges, among sea weed and in disposed cans and bottles. It is a solitary species, rarely seen in pairs. Colour can be very variable and range from white, yellow to red, brown or black. It can be distinguished from other frogfish species by a series of small white spots on its body and long, claw like pectoral fins.
Frequency of sightings:
Rare
Best time of year:
Occasional
Remarks:
3-30 m depth, size up to 4.5 cm
Divesites seen at:
Air Prang, Air Prang 2, Hairball 1, Hairball 2, Hairball 3, Jahir 2, Lembeh Resort House Reef, Magic Crack, Pantai Kecil, Slow Poke, Tanjung Kubur, TK2
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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