Mototi walk. This mototi octopus gets a little groovy while walking across the substrate. And while not the most popular blue-ringed octopus, the mototi still bites with the neurotoxin TTX, which can be lethal to humans. . Sony a6500 | Sony 16-50mm | dual Kraken Hydra 5000 lights #octopus#mototi#anilao#scubadiving#uwphoto#underwatervideo#octo
I can't really say what it would take to get people to care about our oceans. There's a lot down there the average person doesn't get to see, after all. About 95% of it has never been seen by any man. I take pictures because I think to myself, well, maybe if others can see how beautiful the world below really is, they'd be inspired to care more for it. I have no data to support that hope, but it's a hope that I have. It's a beautiful world.
Lacy Rhino. This is another type of Rhinopias that pop up from time to time here in Anilao. This is Frondosa species or weedy. It can reach up to 23cm in length but this one was small, approx 10cm. This weedy scorpionfish are mostly ambush hunters, using their camouflage to prey on unsuspecting fish and invertebrates. They rarely swim, but rather move along the bottom propelling themselves with their fins. They have a see-through fins and more patterns on the body as compare to the "Paddle-Flap" species. It's another rare critter that many divers sought after. #rarecritters#crittershunting#uwphotography#amazingunderwater#rhinopias#macrophotography#muckdiving#diveresort#anilao#anisiamhouse