A scorpion fish, seen next to a mushroom coral, was observed at 460 meters (1,509 feet) depth. Due to its extremely large pectoral fins, the fish was identified as <em>Setarches guentheri</em>, a fish that swims up into the water column at night to feed, unlike most scorpion fish which are ambush predators.

A scorpion fish, seen next to a mushroom coral, was observed at 460 meters (1,509 feet) depth. Due to its extremely large pectoral fins, the fish was identified as Setarches guentheri, a fish that swims up into the water column at night to feed, unlike most scorpion fish which are ambush predators. Image courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, Deep-Sea Symphony: Exploring the Musicians Seamounts.

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