WARTY FROGFISH

Antennarius maculatus
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This species of frogfish is frequently found among algae, sponge, hard and soft coral, on walls as well as on rubble. The adults have their body overgrown by warty like bumps, juveniles, referred to as clown frogfish are smooth, yellow or white with red coloured rim on their dorsal fin and across the centre of their body. Warty frogfish are mostly seen solitary, but can be in small groups during mating. Their colour as adults varies from white, yellow, cream to green.When it still young known as clown frog fish
Frequency of sightings:
Occasional
Best time of year:
All year round
Remarks:
size up to 9cm, 7- 40 m depth
Divesites seen at:
Air Prang, Air Prang 2, Air Prang 3, Angels Window, Aw Shucks, Batu Angus, Batu Merah, Batu Sandar, Critter Hunt, Goby A Crab, Hairball 1, Hairball 2, Hairball 3, Heynus, Jahir, Jahir 2, Lembeh Resort House Reef, Madidir, Magic Crack, Magic Rock, Makawide, Makawide 2, Makawide 3, Mawali Wreck, Nudi Falls, Nudi Retreat, Pantai Kecil, Pantai Parigi, Pintu Colada, Pintu Kota Besar (Seagrass), Pintu Kota Kecil, Police Pier, Police Pier 2, Pulau Abadi, Pulau Putus, Retak Larry (Larrys Crack), Serena West, Slow Poke, Tanjung Kubur, Tanjung kusu-kusu, Tanjung Tebal, 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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