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Photographer: Paul Osmond  (see this users gallery)

This is likely a speciman of a small Poss's Scorpionfish (Scorpaenopsis possi) resting on a section or hard corals on a coral reef pinnacle.
Image taken on the Monique Bommie dive site which is part of the Great Deatched Reef system in far north Queensland in Australia.A bommie is basically a sea mound or sea pinnacle.
Detached Reef's in this remote area are named as they are near - but not directly attached to the Great Barrier Reef system.

· Date: Tue February 14, 2006 · Reference ID: /22005-12-01-10-33-59 · Views: 3322 ·
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Hawksbill Turtle - Eretmochelys imbriocota
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