Fish Identification

Man of War fish

Posted in odd sea creature, Pacific ocean fish, saltwater fish by fishidentification on October 5, 2009

Man-of-war Fish (Nomeus gronovii)

The Man-of-War Fish range in warm tropical waters in various parts of the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Oceans.The Man-of-War Fish gets its name from the fact that it often lives among the deadly stinging tentacles of the Portuguese man-of-war.

man o war fish

There is no doubt the Man-of-War Fish gets his name from living among the stinging tentacles of the Portuguese¬†Man of ¬†War…with plenty of protection and probaly helps the man-of-war as well by enticing other fish to swim among the tentacles.


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