waters but, farther north, black sea bass is more abundant." Rader also is witnessing large increases in Gray triggerfish, a warm water reef fish, and, as noted earlier, he and other ocean specialists have spotted larvae of butterfly fish
, angelfish, and other tropical species floating in northern coastal waters.
I got carried away snapping photos of everything that moved, trying in earnest to focus on the yellow butterfly fish
waving in the current.
Striped butterfly fish
zip around deep purple coral.
IF ONLY As an example of such a pursuit, Westneat describes the travails of Jennifer Fessler, one of his students, who has just finished revising the taxonomy of the gorgeous but confusing butterfly fish
Dhows stop off to enable tourists to climb onto the rock and snorkel in the magnificent clear waters that surround it, among parrot and butterfly fish
, displaying an array of shimmering colours.
Diving via-PxHere Diving via-Wikipedia commons Sea turtle under water via-Pixabay Butterfly fish
in Egypt-via Wikimdia commons Diving in Red sea- via Pixabay
Volunteers and researchers have a checklist of what to look out for and take note of, especially underwater: the appropriately named butterfly fish
is said to be declining in number, so a sighting could signal healthy reefs.
To butterfly fish
, cut down center of each strip lengthwise almost all the way through, then open out flat to make evenly thick.
Clean and butterfly fish
. Combine rice, mushrooms, water chestnuts, onions, pimiento, parsley, lemon peel, salt, and pepper; toss lightly.
Through the baited remote underwater video surveys in December 2014 on Apo Island, Abesamis and his team found that the number of fish, like the yellow-tailed butterfly fish
, groupers (lapu-lapu) and snappers (maya-maya), also decreased.
We saw turtles, a giant purple jellyfish (which I couldn''t swim away fast enough from), butterfly fish
, triggerfish, sweetlips and harmless sharks.