Extreme white colouration of frogfish Antennarius maculatus due to coral bleaching event

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An individual of thewarty frogfish speciesAntennariusmaculatus was observed camouflaging itself against fully bleached corals at 10 m depth at the Velidhoo Island resort reef (4 11¢41.35†N, 72 49¢20.55†E) in North Ari Atoll, Maldives, on 19 May 2016. The frogfish was approximately 20 cm long, and being completely white, matching the bleached coral… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00338-016-1500-6

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