National Geographic : 2005 Nov
At twilight the current pushes like a stiff sum mer breeze, bending soft stalks of daisy coral. Crouching in the lee, a frogfish the size of a child's fist looks as innocent as a bunny. Passing fish learn otherwise. Like all good fish ermen, the frogfish, part of the anglerfish group, had found a prime spot and would wait, occasionally extending a wormlike lure on its front dorsal spine to attract prey. But it also has get-up-and-go, able to bump across the sand for hours, poking its head into holes and wiggling its lure. Maybe even fish never know what they'll find in this strange terrain. O STRAIGHT SHOTS Find more of David Doubilet's photographs, then link to videos of the wunderpus inmotion and octopuses moving bipedally, inLearn More at ngm.com/0511.