THE CRITTERS OF DOMINICA
Page TWO
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We had been looking for this fellow for the past two years in Bonaire and Dominica and were very excited when the "Red Lipped Wonder" finally put in an appearance.

Nexus Housed F4 w/105mm lens
Subtronic Mega and Ikelite 200 Strobes on Velvia

Folding up his telltale whiskers, this Goat Fish settles down for a good night's sleep just off the dock at Castle Comfort Lodge.

Nexus Housed F4 w/70-180mm lens
Subtronic Mega and Ikelite 200 Strobes on Velvia

Although he looks like a Pike Blenny,  this is actually an Arrow Blenny and set up housekeeping in an abandoned worm tube on Scott's Head Dropoff.


Nexus Housed Nikon F4 with 105mm+Tc201 teleconverter and 4T closeup lens (Reproduction about 2.5x lifesize)
Subtronic and Ikelite 200 Strobes on Velvia

Nope!  This isn't Jimmy Durante.  This nosy fellow is a Goldenspot Eel and can be often seen on the shallow portions of Dominican reefs, snooping constantly for something tasty to eat.

Nexus Housed F4 w/105mm lens+ 4T Diopter
Subtronic Mega and Ikelite 200 Strobes on Velvia

 

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