Juvenile leatherbass

Juvenile leatherbass (Dermatolepis dermatolepis). At this stage, leather bass often seek shelter among the long spines of the sea urchin, where their barred pattern serves as camouflage. Costa Rica.

Juvenile leatherbass (Dermatolepis dermatolepis). At this stage, leather bass often seek shelter among the long spines of the sea urchin, where their barred pattern serves as camouflage. Costa Rica.