Blackbelly rosefish - these striking fish are fairly common in the rocky canyon
habitats. Related to scorpionfish, the blackbelly rosefish is an ambush hunter
and possesses venomous dorsal spines to deter predators.
Image ID: expl8374, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Location: Maryland, Baltimore Canyon
Photo Date: 2013 May 19
Credit: Deepwater Canyons 2013 -Pathways to the Abyss, NOAA-OER/BOEM/USGS
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