yawning fishes

Yawning Lacy Rhinopias by Ned DeLoach Blennywatcher.com

Yawning Fishes

January 25, 2014

We see fish yawn fairly often, but have to be in the right place at the right time to capture the behavior. In Papua New Guinea, this Lacy Rhinopias, a member of the scorpionfish family, was on the same coral head every day for a week so everyone had a chance to photograph it from every angle. Ned saw it yawn from a distance and knew he wanted that head-on shot, so he went back and sat for quite a … Read more