A pretty butterfly fish....

Jun 09, 2021,14:43 PM
 

with the eye camouflaged by the vertical stripe.



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Lovely!

 
 By: Mary Anny : June 9th, 2021-15:00

So exquisite

 
 By: Cookies : June 9th, 2021-15:23
Love your pictures Sergio!

Gorgeous!!

 
 By: Spencer Karrington : June 9th, 2021-16:29
I am actually looking to buy a new underwater camera but my budget is super small! I am looking at the olympus tg-6 vs the lumix ts-7 but if you know of any good options, pls let me know!

I'm afraid I can't help you....

 
 By: sergio : June 9th, 2021-16:41
I've not being diving for 10 years and I haven't kept "abreast" of the equipment evolution. Even when I was "active", I bought the Nikon RS because it was smarter than me and just a...point and shoot...camera. I'm sure some of our friends, in here, will b... 

very pretty indeed!

 
 By: terbaboom : June 9th, 2021-16:42

Hiding in plain sight...

 
 By: cshimokita : June 9th, 2021-22:03
Fish retinas generally have both rod cells and cone cells (for scotopic and photopic vision), and most species have colour vision. Some fish can see ultraviolet and some are sensitive to polarized light. There tend to be differences between in-shore and o... 

The truth about the eye..camouflage...

 
 By: sergio : June 9th, 2021-22:34
is rather more survival related than a chromatic feature. Eyes give away the face and "guide" attackers to their target. Can't see the eyes clearly and your target disappears. That's why a lot of creatures (marine and not) have false eyes or disguised one...