Deepwater Canyons 2013

Blackbelly rosefish

Detailed Description

Blackbelly rosefish – these striking fish are fairly common in the rocky canyon habitats. Related to scorpionfish, the blackbelly rosefish is an ambush hunter and possesses venomous dorsal spines to deter predators. Image courtesy of Deepwater Canyons 2013 - Pathways to the Abyss, NOAA-OER/BOEM/USGS.


Image Dimensions: 4672 x 2538

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Location Taken: US