I was in Orlando last weekend speaking about captive breeding to the ORCA monthly meeting. On Sunday I went out collecting with Matt Wittenrich. We were looking for dwarf seahorses but found these instead:
Yeah, there is a tiny filefish in there too!
I ended up with 10 pipefish, 2, or 3, different species. Several of them were gravid and last night some hatched after I moved them into QT.
I moved 15 from the QT but there are still more in with the adults.
ohh nice! was it chartered or a "secret location" this would be very fun to do! i dont know if i would collect anything but would be fun to catch some stuff and release it and take some neat pictures.
We went out in Witt's little boat and cruised around from spot to spot. He does it all the time so he had an idea of where to go. We caught all kinds of other stuff that we didn't keep... gobies, shrimp, various finfish, crabs. All kinds of neat critters.