Sargassum fish in seaweed outside Atmosphere ResortUnderwater Sightings

Sargassum fish on the house reef

While unloading tanks after yesterday’s last dive, this weird-looking fish was found by our dive support, nearly washed up on the rocks outside Atmosphere Resorts. They scooped it into a saltwater-filled cooler and called me over to identify it. It turns out that it was a Sargassum fish! A Sargassum fish is actually a kind of frogfish, found in tropical and subtropical seas. They spend their entire lives associated with floating sea…
Daniel Geary
9th May 2014