Thursday, January 31, 2008
I see red-lipped morwongs (Cheilodactylus rubrolabiatus) every time I snorkel in the Marmion Marine Park. They usually swim alone. Their most impressive feature is their red lips if you asked me. You just can't miss them.
The red-lipped morwong in the second photo seemed to have been 'cornered' by three banded toadfish. I wonder what they were up to. A confrontation? I read that the banded toadfish, although small, can get aggressive.
And toadies are poisonous; you can get really ill or die if you eat enough it seems.