Plate 1
  • BJA0001. (SMT1) cinematographers use mixed gas rebreathers (no bubbles or noise) to film subjects; Sea of Cortez, Baja Mexico (MR available)
Plate 2
  • BJA0002. BEHAVIOR: porcupinefish Diodon hystrix can blow up to resemble spiked pincushion in defense; Sea of Cortez, Baja Mexico
Plate 3
  • BJA3. supermale rainbow wrasse Thalassoma lucasanum; changes sex; Sea of Cortez, Baja Mexico
Plate 4
  • BJA0004. guineafowl puffer (Arothron meleagris); swells up as defense; Sea of Cortez, Baja Mexico
Plate 5
  • BJA0005. sergeant majors Abudefduf troschelii change color when mating; lay eggs in male’s nest; Sea of Cortez, Baja Mexico
Plate 6
  • BJA0006. giant jawfish Opistognathus punctatus; male broods eggs in mouth; makes home in burrow in sand; Sea of Cortez, Baja Mexico
Plate 7
  • BJA0007. spotted sharpnose puffer Canthigaster punctatissimus; body shaped like a ping-pong ball; fins propel it like helicopter blades; Sea of Cortez, Baja Mexico, also brown gorgonian Muricea fruticosa
Plate 8
  • BJA0008. (SMT10) longnosed hawkfish Oxycirrhites typus in sea fan; Sea of Cortez; Sea of Cortez, Baja Mexico
Plate 9
  • BJA0009. school of tuna; probably skipjack; Euthynnus pelamis; popular game fish; Sea of Cortez, Baja Mexico
Plate 10
  • BJA0010. (SMT13) wahoo; Acanthocybium solandri; 2nd fastest game fish 75 kph; 47 mph; Sea of Cortez, Baja Mexico, Mark Conlin (MR available)
Plate 11
  • BJA0011. blue-spotted jawfish Opistognathus sp. excavates a burrow by spitting out sand; Sea of Cortez, Baja Mexico
Plate 12
  • BJA0012. (OPN34) blue marlin; Makaira nigricans; prized gamefish; grows to 12 feet; Sea of Cortez, Baja Mexico