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Brainteaser: Can you find the hidden fish in the sea?
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Brainteaser: Can you spot the fish in the sea?

From angels to lions, fish come in many different forms. We aren’t talking about literal angels and lions, though — we’re talking about the colorful angelfish and lionfish swimming around the world. Around 32,000 fish species populate the world, which is more than reptile, bird and mammal species combined.

If all of this fish talk is making you hungry, then it’s time to feed your brain with a slippery brainteaser. Before you dive into this optical illusion, you might be interested in a tricky fish riddle. Watch this video and see if you can figure out how to save the missing fish.

Ready to reel in a challenging visual puzzle? We’ve got you covered. Scroll down for a clever optical illusion challenge that asks you to find the hidden fish.

It’s a surprisingly tricky test

At first, it might seem easy to find the hidden fish. Maybe you’ll roam your eyes over this underwater brainteaser and think you can beat the cartoon in a matter of seconds. Don’t judge this eye test on its cartoonish presentation, though.

This is a work from Gergely Dudás, a world-famous puzzle master. Many of his vibrant brainteasers for all ages trick people at first glance. They underestimate the visual tests they’re dealing with.

Here’s an example:

Many of this artist’s colorful brainteasers are harder than they seem. Since they’re bursting with vivid shades and playful characters, they look like artwork from your child’s favorite bedtime story. In reality, his art challenges minds of all ages.

Adults and children alike have trouble finding the hidden objects, animals and people in his visual puzzles. He’s a modern master of “find the hidden object” games, which has made him a beloved figure in the brainteaser-loving community. Tap or click here for another one of our favorite brainteasers from Gergely Dudás.

Can you beat this free brain game?

Over the course of his long career, Dudás has drawn snowmen, pandas, hamsters, pears and many other creatures. This time around, his brainteaser is a picture of the ocean floor. Speaking of which, did you know that coral is actually an animal, not a plant? It’s just one of the colorful sea creatures featured in his colorful aquatic creation.

Octopi, sea snails, clams, and seahorses are everywhere — but there aren’t too many fish. In fact, there’s only one in this image. If you can’t spot it, that’s because it’s hidden among the rest of these ocean-dwellers. Can you find it?

If you can find the hidden fish in this viral vibrant underwater brain teaser by Gergely Dudás, we'll be seriously impressed. This adult puzzle is slippery!

Were you able to find the fish? There’s so much going on that it can be hard to spot.

If this aquatic subject matter has you thinking about fishing, you might want to plan a trip soon. However, it’s not easy to plan a fishing trip if you’ve never gone before.

Luckily for you, we found a free website that teaches you all about angling, from when to fish to which locations you should visit. Consider it a “fishing 101” guide. Tap or click here for a site that helps plan the perfect fishing expedition.

Still can’t spot the secret animal? If the answer slipped out of your hands like a fish, don’t flop around helplessly. Just reel in the right answer.

Here’s how to find the hidden fish

It was right in between the rocks on the right!

If you still can’t find it, we circled it for you:

If this fishy free brain game for adults was too slippery for you, here's how to spot the secret fish. It wasn't easy to find the hidden animal, was it?

This little green fish blends into the kelp. Look at his sneaky little smile! He knows he’s hard to spot.

Now that you’re all warmed up, you should keep going. If you’re looking for similar challenges, you’re in luck. Here at the Komando HQ, we’re huge fans of challenging brain games and brain teasers for adults (with answers).

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