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Cardinal fish - Apogon imberbis - Guarding the cavern

Oval-bodied fish with short head and big eye. Prominent jaw. First dorsal fin is less developed than the second one. Red or pinky body, with white stripes crossing the eyes. Male fish incubates the eggs in its mouth. Found on rocky bottoms with plenty of crevices, from 2-3 meters down to 200. Maximum size 15 centimeters.


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Cardinal fish - Apogon imberbis - Guarding the cavern

by Dieter


Uploaded on July 13, 2022


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Camera: Canon
Model: Canon DIGITAL IXUS 120 IS
Creation Date: 2017:03:12 08:51:13
Image width: 4000 px
Image height: 3000 px
Image size: 2.27MB
Aperature: f/8.0
Exposure: 1/60
ISO - speed: 160

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