Looking into the blue, shoals of surgeonfish, fusiliers, jacks of several species, tuna, and batfish
appear and disappear like magic down the wall as divers approach.
The photos Bresler took were sent to officials at Padre Island National Seashore, who determined after studying the creature that it was a thick-tailed batfish
. According to the officials, the fish comes from 600 to 1,200 feet (180 to 365 meters) deep in the ocean, where the creatures are usually described as "weird" and "bizarre."
'The Philippines is a great place to see scorpion fish, emperor fish, barracuda, Moorish idol, flutemouth, tuna, batfish
and trevally,' said the Padi Facebook page.
I recall how different the level of responsibilities were for them compared to the junior Supply Corps officers I interacted with on USS Sand Lance (SSN 660) and USS Batfish
(SSN 681) during my first enlistment.
The most common types of undulating towed vehicles are the Batfish
(Quildline Instruments (Canada), the SeaSoar (Chelsea Instruments, UK) and the Scanfish (Macartney A/S Denmark), with hydrofoils that can be controlled through a servomotor connected to a cable that attaches it to the vessel.
and a trumpetfish we call Nick are always looking inside."
So join the spider crabs and batfish
for a screaming good time!
FEBRUARY 9-12 * USS Batfish
sinks three Japanese subs
On your way up from the dive, you may find yourself in the company of some overly friendly batfish
Descending from the surface like a unwieldy angel, then gliding about like a lazy fish, visual intoxication comes in the bizarre forms of batfish
, giant trevally, blue-spotted stingray, parrotfish, lionfish and, looking like an ironed-out sea horse, the snaky pipefish.
has been given a new home at an aquarium after growing too big for its tank The batfish
, which is a third-of-a-metre long, was given to the Bristol Aquarium by a man in Barry when he realised he was no longer able to look after it.
Other new species are a glowing forest mushroom, a jumping cockroach, a hopping "batfish
" and a spider that weaves webs large enough to span rivers.