|Though they look menacing, leaf fish are very
docile animals. This specimen is typical in length, about
3 or 4 inches. It parks itself on the reef for long periods, and its body
acts as a sail, swaying with the slightest current. The reflective,
almost glowing eyes seem to add to the mysterious nature of this
many of these diving the Capone islands. The other fish
never bother scorpionfish varieties such as this-- their
dorsal spines are sharp and venomous.