Mandarin Fish

Mandarin Fish: A mandarin fish (lat. Synchiropus splendidus) looking out for a mate. Only 3-4 cm in size and shy but very beautiful. They don't like bright light and come out only during dusk. Dive #366: Sabang Laguna, Mindoro Island, Philippines. Nikon D200, 1/250 s, F/18.0, 105 mm, ISO 100, Friday, November 13, 2009 11:26:52