Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Fishes on the South Cottesloe Reef (3) - McCulloch's scalyfin

The McCullochs scalyfin (Parma mccullochi) - they are also lone rangers and are harder to spot compared to the red-lipped morwong.


- 18 Feb 2008 -
Ben Saunders, a PhD researcher who studies scalyfins, just told me that this video is "in fact of a western Scalyfin, Parma occidentalis. It has the concave forehead and slightly more ‘beaky’ mouth. "

I am not sure if it is even possible to see those features on the fish as the clip's quality is really less than desirable. But if it is about scalyfins and it is coming from Ben, I know I have gotta believe it!

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