Thursday, 27 November 2008

Meet George

Yes, he's an ugly bugger, but George was the friendly Wolf fish, Anahichas lupus. He has powerful jaws and teeth, which enable it to crush sea urchins and other shellfish on which it feeds. On seeing divers he used to come out of his lair to see if any freebies were on the go. At the time I took this photograph, George was living in 8 metres of water at St. Abbs, Scotland.

It's some years since I photographed this fish, I wonder if he's still there?

Nikonos RS fitted with 28 mm lens, Ektachrome 100, scanned with a Nikon Coolscan 5000

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