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This week in Fish: Nemo look-alike and many new pages

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 14 May 2010

And you thought last week was a big one ... it's been another huge week for the website with 62 new 'assets' being added including a fabulous image of a 'Nemo look-alike' and some short FAQs on the collection.

Western Clown Anemonefish at Bunaken Island

William Tan © William Tan

Nemo look alike

View the Nemo look-alike with a damaged pectoral fin

New image galleries

Flatheads
Parrotfishes
Rockcods and groupers
Scorpionfishes
Seahorses and pipefishes
Squirrelfishes and soldierfishes
Surgeonfishes

New movie

Little Maori Wrasse, Oxycheilinus bimaculatus

New images

Redlip Morwong, Cheilodactylus rubrolabiatus
Magpie Perch, Cheilodactylus nigripes

New collection FAQ pages

FAQ - What is the future of collections?
FAQ - Why is it necessary to collect a specimen?
FAQ - Why keep a fish collection?
FAQ - Why keep old specimens?
FAQ - Why keep so many specimens?

New species fact sheets

The following fact sheets were migrated across from the old website into the new content managment system.  There are many more to go, but we're heading in the right direction! Some of the pages lack images.  These will be added as soon as possible.

Freshwater Catfish, Tandanus tandanus
Frill Shark, Chlamydoselachus anguineus
Gelatinous Blindfish, Aphyonus gelatinosus
Gemfish, Rexea solandri
Giant Boarfish, Paristiopterus labiosus
Giant Squirrelfish, Ostichthys japonicus
Giant Sweetlips, Plectorhinchus albovittatus
Giant Trevally, Caranx ignobilis
Girdled Scalyfin, Parma unifasciata
Goldlined Sweetlips, Plectorhinchus chrysotaenia
Goldsaddle Goatfish, Parupeneus cyclostomus
Goldspot Mullet, Liza argentea
Goldspotted Sweetlips, Plectorhinchus flavomaculatus
Green Moon Wrasse, Thalassoma lutescens
Greenblotch Parrotfish, Scarus quoyi
Gunther's Wrasse, Pseudolabrus guentheri
Halfband Snake Eel, Malvoliophis pinguis
Halimeda Ghostpipefish, Solenostomus halimeda
Hammerjaw, Omosudis lowii
Highfin Amberjack, Seriola rivoliana
Longfin Escolar, Scombrolabrax heterolepis
Malvoliophis - What's behind the name?
Mirror Basslet, Pseudanthias pleurotaenia
Northern Sand Flathead, Platycephalus arenarius
Ornate Hawkfish, Paracirrhites hemistictus
Painted Rainbow Wrasse, Suezichthys arquatus
Pinkeye Mullet, Trachystoma petardi
Purple Wrasse, Notolabrus fucicola
Rainbow Monocle Bream, Scolopsis monogramma
Redtooth Triggerfish, Odonus niger
Samsonfish, Seriola hippos
Sawtooth Pipefish, Maroubra perserrata
Sea Sweep, Scorpis aequipinnis
Sinuous Gudgeon, Odonteleotris macrodon
Spotted Rabbitfish, Siganus punctatus
Western Clown Anemonefish, Amphiprion ocellaris
Yellowtail Kingfish, Seriola lalandi

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