Eastern Spiny Gurnard
A beautiful fish with a large false eye spot on its dorsal fin. The gurnard prefers walking, on its pectoral fin spines, to swimming. Fairly shy, not all that easy to photograph. Fishbase info about this species Take underwater pictures with me at the Evolution Photoganza in the Philippines in September 2013, and enjoy more of my photography & tales of the underwater world in "Sex, Drugs and Scuba Diving".