The psychedelic frogfish is aptly named after its lurid colours and striped pattern. The psychedelic frogfish is the only known fish to ‘hop’ rather than swim, pushing off the sea floor using its leg-like fins and expelling water from its gills to propel itself forwards.
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The frogfish was filmed walking along the sea bed by Atsushi Sadai, 59, a business design consultant based in Sulawesi, Indonesia. '