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This week in Fish: Fantastic fish feeding footage

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 27 Aug 2010

This week we show footage of Marlin, whales and seals feeding. There is also great footage of sharks and an Oilfish from the Coral Sea.

Dr Stuart Welsh

Mark McGrouther © Australian Museum

Fantastic fish feeding footage:

This spectacular movie clip shows Mahi Mahi, Striped Marlin, California Sea Lions, and even a Bryde's whale, feeding on a school of baitfish off the Baja Pacific coast. You must watch this! Fantastic Fish Feeding Footage

New visiting researcher:

Dr Stuart Welsh

New Movies:

Eastern Blue Groper and Striped Catfish
False Catshark at Osprey Reef
Oilfish, Ruvettus pretiosus
Sixgill Shark bites bait
Sixgill Shark, Hexanchus sp.
Spiny Gurnard at Bare Island

New images (fishes):

Some of these images were on the old site and were added as part of the ongoing migration.

Barred Leatherjacket, Cantherhines dumerilii
Billfish skeleton
Billfish vertebrae
Blacksaddle Toby at Pixie's Pinnacle
Cookiecutter bite on sonar dome
Coral Sea Gregory at Erscott's Hole
Doubleheader - initial phase
Juvenile Whitespot Parrotfish
Lord Howe Conger - head pores
Many-toothed Garden Eel, Heteroconger perissodon
Redfin, Perca fluviatilis
Shrimp and goby on a nudibranch
Southern Pygmy Leatherjacket
Spangled Gudgeon, Ophiocara porocephala
Subadult Whitespot Parrotfish
Tasselled Leatherjacket, Chaetodermis penicilligera
White Shark washed up at Byron Bay
Whitedotted Grouper, Epinephelus polystigma
Zebra Lionfish, Dendrochirus zebra
Zebra Moray caught off Oahu

New images (people):

These images have been added to the new site as part of the ongoing migration.

Andrew Bowie
Fish Collection Move
Dr Hisashi Imamura
Ian Shaw
Krystle Keller
Lawrie Davis and Kerryn Parkinson 

New Species Factsheets

Barred Leatherjacket, Cantherhines dumerilii (Hollard, 1854)

New Blog Posts:

Eastern Blue Groper and Striped Catfish
Fantastic fish feeding footage

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