This is a postage stamp created with my photo. This photo was taken at Artificial Fish Reef point in Owase, Mie of Japan. We can watch many kind of sea life here. Sea goldie is one of the most popular fish. Especially, male is very beautiful. He waves his colorful fins elegantly to attract females Cutey Sea goldie Postage by LittleDinosaur
When I met him, he was expanding his pectoral fins like wings. It is a threatening action against the enemy. Unfortunately, this action attracts a lot of divers, because of his beautiful wings and interesting moving. Flying Gurnard was named after the shape of his fins. He is not good at swimming. But he can walk very well with his ventral fins like legs. When I was trying to get near closer to him, taking pictures. He suddenly stood up dorsal fin like a antenna and ran as if the plane accelerated on the runway and finally took off. He flew a few Centimeters high, and landing on like a […]
It is said that Blue hana goby (Ptereleotris hanae), Datehaze (Prawn goby, Amblyeleotris japonica) and Snapping shrimp (Alpheus brevicristatus De Haan, 1844) are in a symbiotic relationship. I watched their behavior from behind of the rock of reef. Blue hana goby always goes out to play. All his job is enjoyed swimming. And when he feels even a bit of the enemy’s signs, he rushes coming back to the nest, and jumps into the hole. Datehaze only watches the nest. Just watching. When an enemy comes, he only runs away alone into the nest. No warning for buddies. Snapping shrimp alone makes their nest hole by himself. And he is continuing to […]
Yellow Hawkfish (Cirrhitichthys aureus Temminck & Schlegel, 1842) is so cute reef fish, frequently seen at my main diving place, Owase. Her yellow dress looks so showy when she is in an open place. however, when she enters the colorful soft coral garden, it’ll be hard to find out her.