Sea Moths (family Pegasidae)
Also called Dragonfishes. They have modified pelvic fins that allow them to “walk” across the sea bottom where they live. To feed they form a tube with their mouth and suck up worms and other small invertebrates from the sediment. (Image of a Short Dragonfish, Eurypegasus draconis, by John E. Randall via FishBase)Learn more about this species on EOL: http://eol.org/pages/203956

Sea Moths (family Pegasidae)

Also called Dragonfishes. They have modified pelvic fins that allow them to “walk” across the sea bottom where they live. To feed they form a tube with their mouth and suck up worms and other small invertebrates from the sediment. 

(Image of a Short Dragonfish, Eurypegasus draconis, by John E. Randall via FishBase)

Learn more about this species on EOL: http://eol.org/pages/203956

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