Crevice rockfish, Gibbonsia montereyensis

Crevice rockfish.  Seldom seen, kelpfish hover among the seaweeds in wave swept tidepools and reefs.  These secretive fish rapidly change color to match watever background they are near.  This kelpfish has assumed the coloration of the blade of kelp it is resting on. Monterey, California, USA, Gibbonsia montereyensis, natural history stock photograph, photo id 13711
Crevice rockfish. Seldom seen, kelpfish hover among the seaweeds in wave swept tidepools and reefs. These secretive fish rapidly change color to match watever background they are near. This kelpfish has assumed the coloration of the blade of kelp it is resting on. Monterey, California, USA

Species: Crevice rockfish, Gibbonsia montereyensis
Location: Monterey, California
Image ID: 13711
Format: Digital 3:2
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