This species of bizarre fish is epidemic to the reefs of Hawaii.
The Hawaiian Freckled Frogfish is plump, and its fins have many closely-spaced brown spots. It can grow up to nearly 5 inches in length.
It is cryptic and rarely encountered, as it hides in dark crevices and flees when approached.
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- Stender, Keoki. “Antennarius Drombus.” MarinelifePhotography.com, 26 Dec. 2013, https://www.marinelifephotography.com/fishes/frogfishes/antennarius-drombus.htm.