Topknot (Zeugopterus punctatus), Martin's Haven - June 2017

Diving in the Skomer marine reserve in Pembrokeshire
A topknot (Zeugopterus punctatus) seen whist diving in Martin's Haven. It is a small left-sided flatfish, round in shape, It has a distinctive mottled brown and white colour with a dark bar through the eyes. Its fins all the way round its body together with a small tail help to identify it from other flat fish. It is generally found on rocks and stays motionless to avoid detection.

Nikon D600, Nikkor 60mm, Sea& Sea YS110 strobe