When I saw the prompt, I knew immediately what I wanted to post! This is a balloon fish and this is an exact capture of its iridescent eyes. These little guys hang out in shallow waters around 20 feet near the sandy bottom. They seem quite curious about the large black creature with the bright light and they’ll slowly move towards or away from it.
This is the first balloon fish I’ve ever seen and I found him in the shallows near Bloody Bay Wall in Little Cayman.
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