Ocellated Frogfish

Antennarius ocellatus

Max Size
15 inches
Range
North Carolina to Florida and Gulf of Mexico and Bahamas
Habitat
Coastal and Offshore waters around structure.

Frogfish are ugly cryptic fish that use a fishpole on their nose to lure unsuspecting prey in. These guys are easily over looked because they blend in so well with their surroundings.

Learn more about the Ocellated Frogfish on Fishbase.org

Ocellated Frogfish on the Fossil Ledge
Ugly little guy

 

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