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January 14
14-JAN-2010 Walter O. Koenig

January 14

The Life Aquatic
I spent a while at Birch Aquarium, in La Jolla this morning trying to get a good shot of this colorful fish.
Unfortunately the tank was dark and the fish was in constant motion.
Even worse, there was no description of what kind it is.
I did have a very nice time watching it.

Nikon D300 ,Nikkor 50mm f/1.8 AF
1/250s f/1.8 at 50.0mm iso3200 full exif

other sizes: small medium original
Rosemarie Kusserow14-May-2010 09:14
This is indeed a beautiful and very interesting fish, I like a lot this picture,
Rosemarie :o) V
POMAH08-Feb-2010 06:15
What a "catch"! Nice high ISO shot...
V
Carol Breton16-Jan-2010 05:51
Such a beautiful fish! I could watch it for quite a while. Beautiful image Walter. ~
bill friedlander15-Jan-2010 21:30
I can see why you would want to watch this fish. The markings are lovely. Excellent capture. V
pkocinski15-Jan-2010 19:29
Don't know what kind of fish it is but it's a great image!
zyziza15-Jan-2010 15:16
popart fish! v
Ken Chambers ARPS15-Jan-2010 13:36
Walter thank you for your patience, what a gorgeous fish to see.... BV
Betty Vlasiu15-Jan-2010 12:24
Superb capture ,gorgeous shot. v.
Colin Storey15-Jan-2010 11:17
Wonderful capture of this colourful fish. v
Ieke Vonk15-Jan-2010 10:54
Love the colors! Very well taken.
Máire Uí Mhaicín15-Jan-2010 10:46
Wonderful colours, and I agree! Trying to shoot fast moving fish in a confined space is very difficult. You did well on this one.
Ann...15-Jan-2010 10:30
LOL @ Stephanie. Excellent detail and colour.
Stephanie15-Jan-2010 09:49
Just kidding.........
Stephanie15-Jan-2010 09:48
A delightful fish! Bet he tastes great grilled! :^)
Dave Hein15-Jan-2010 07:49
It's some type of puffer... not quite a white spotted puffer... not quite a zebra. More a cross of sorts. Maybe someone will eventually identify it.
Gérard Koehl15-Jan-2010 05:38
Belle prise... V
Bryan Murahashi15-Jan-2010 05:38
Beautiful fish capture. V
Raymond Ma15-Jan-2010 05:13
Yes a very interesting fish. Check out my life aquatic gallery, I think I have a similar one in it. V
Larry Peterson15-Jan-2010 03:59
Nice low light capture, Walter. It is called a pretty fish. Or not. V
marie-jose wolff15-Jan-2010 03:21
lovely capture of this colorful fish! V
globalgadabout15-Jan-2010 03:21
a delightful specimen...perhaps it's a yellow-finned, yellow-mouthed, blue-eyed meshfish...full-bodied yet somehow graceful...the tail is a bit like a lotus bud too...V
Chad Ramsey15-Jan-2010 03:07
Wow! What a mezmerizing beauty! Great shot Walter! V
Jean Chiasson15-Jan-2010 02:53
Wow fantastic capture Walter big vote
Mike Stobbs15-Jan-2010 02:53
Very nice Walter ......as always...braVo...Mike
Frank Brault15-Jan-2010 02:42
Gorgeous blues!
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