El Matal – Ecuador
How’s this for straight-from-the-ocean fresh? Sarah at WordPress asked us to show FRESH.
Cruzita Ecuador – Atun
Within hearing distance of the surf, the riverhouse provides many opportunities to observe just-caught moments.
I caught this mystery fish in brackish water near the Pacific Ocean in Ecuador.
Expecting the side fins to barb me like a catfish, I did not notice the tiny torpedo-like opening here. The fish “spit’ a milky liquid at me!
One would expect that to be a huge fish, but you can see it was tiny! I’ve never seen one since.
Unless this was one… Night heron with fish! (copyright Lisa Brunetti)
A byproduct of harvesting a shrimp pond, these should be sold as shrimp-fed crabs!
Local fishermen sell these colorful crabs in town.
Ha! Predators are everywhere! (Frog inspecting “If Fish Could Fly”)
… Stay tuned; the shrimp harvest is coming next!