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Frogfish near by El Gilwa

The frogfish seem to come out of hibernation. Finally, one is to see again in El Gilwa. Thanks to Udo for the photos!


Since the movie “Finding Nemo” many people imagine frogfishes as a monster in the depth of the sea. In the film, deep sea anglerfish was used as an example, who lives in 200m to 4000m depth and are 6cm to 1.20m long. But we divers meet the frogfish in shallow waters where they look not so grim and are about 40cm long maximum. Read more