DownloadDescription: A beautiful brown and tan striped Zebra Lionfish, taken at Underwater World in Mooloolaba, Queensland, Australia. The fish has dense stripes covering its entire body. The side fins are spread out like fanned feathers, and the fish has spiny fins protruding all along its back. Seen from the front facing slightly to the left side of the photo, this strange fish almost looks birdlike.
DownloadDescription: A strange and beautiful Zebra Lionfish, seen from directly to the side, taken at Underwater World in Mooloolaba, Queensland, Australia. The brown and tan stripes along the side of the fish's body can be clearly seen in this photo, as can the feathery tail and rear dorsal fins. The side fins also resemble feathers, such as are found near the tip of a hawk's wing. The eye and face of the fish are also clearly visible, seen in profile.
DownloadDescription: A side view of a brilliant blue, black, yellow and white Emperor Angelfish, taken at Underwater World in Mooloolaba, Queensland, Australia. The body of this flat fish is striped in bright yellow and blue, and it has masklike black markings across the eyes, outlined in fluorescent blue. The small tail is bright yellow, and the fins are striped blue and black.
DownloadDescription: The batfish is a large flat fish with a silver body, yellow fins tipped with black, and dark brown vertical stripes near the head. In this photo, taken at Underwater World in Mooloolaba, Queensland, Australia, the batfish is seen from the side facing toward the left. It has broad dorsal and lower fins which extend all the way back to the tail, and a short triangular tail, also yellow with a black tip.
DownloadDescription: The head and snout of a large gray Sawfish, .taken at Underwater World in Mooloolaba, Queensland, Australia. This odd fish has a long snout with pointy teeth protruding from the sides. It lies at the bottom of its aquarium with its sawlike snout slightly raised above the floor of rocks. The eyes, located on the top of the head just behind the snout, are barely visible.
DownloadDescription: The strange and well-camoflaged Rockfish, taken at Underwater World in Mooloolaba, Queensland, Australia. This bizarre fish strongly resembles a barnicle-encrusted rock or lump of coral, a perfect disguise for hiding out on the sea bed. You can see the eyes of the fish near the top of its bulbous body, and a slight hint of tail fin at the rear. Otherwise, this fish could easily pass for a rock. Seen here from the side, the fish is covered with tufts and encrustations that look like lichen or barnacles. It lies still, hiding on the bottom of the acquarium next to a spiny sea urchin.
DownloadDescription: A goldfish or carp, taken at Underwater World in Mooloolaba, Queensland, Australia. This goldfish is light, almost silvery in color with light golden fins and red spots just behind the gills and at the base of the tail. It is seen here swimming to the right side of the photo, from the side, its gossamer tail fins waving in the current.
DownloadDescription: A yellow snapper with bright blue pinstripes, taken at Underwater World in Mooloolaba, Queensland, Australia. Seen from the side and slightly below, this fish is swimming along with several other fish seen in the background. It has a pale underbelly, bright red sides, and light blue stripes running the length of its body.