Philippines Photo Gallery: Anilao gurnards

We took an underwater photography trip to the Philippines in December 2016.

Gurnards have greatly-enlarged pectoral fins. They walk along sandy bottoms using their pelvic fins. They eat crustaceans, other small invertebrates, and small fish.

Helmet gurnard, Dactyloptera orientalis

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Last modified 21 February 2017