Serge is the Dive Manager of NAD-Lembeh and an passionate UW Photographer. He is crazy about all Critters that can be found in Lembeh Strait and likes to be out in the water "hunting" for them.

Ghost Velvetfish (Cocotropus larvatus) / Lembeh Strait

The Ghost Velvetfish

On a Night Dive last week i stumbled over this very interesting fish: The Ghost Velvetfish (Cocotropus larvatus). As the name might suggest, the Ghost Velvetfish is a member of the family of Velvetfishes, which are closely related to the Scorpionfishes. But while we mostly see the Sulu Velvetfish (Paraploactis obbesi) and the Spinyskin Velvetfish…