Distinctively Standing Out

School of Soldierfish, Red Sea

Red Soldierfish

  • Soldierfish have extremely large eyes and blunt snout
  • Feed mainly in open water on large zooplankton such as shrimp and crab larvae
  • During the day often congregate in large open caves or below overhangs of reefs
  • Widespread throughout the Red Sea
  • Grow up to 30cm

This image was captured in the Red Sea off the coast of Egypt. Shot with a Panasonic GH5 and edited with Luminar 4.

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