Special thanks to Paul Ferber for this foto from Cambodia, Koh Rung Samleom.
Paul Ferber is the Managing Director of Marine Conservation Cambodia.
Indo-West Pacific: western India to Indonesia; south to northwestern Australia.
Inhabits sandy weedy areas of coastal reefs. Lives in open muddy substrates in estuaries as well as deep coastal bays.
Usually found lining up with ropes, seawhips and large stringy-type sponges.
Incredible mimic that may float over the open bottom like a mangrove-shoot, may stand on its head. Enters mangroves.