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This week in fish: Dawkinsia and new Lates

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 28 Jul 2012

So much has happened, so many fishes added! Dawkinsia and new Lates have to take pride of place. Thanks to everyone who contributed!

Filamented Dawkins Barb, Dawkinsia singhala

Rohan Pethiyagoda © Rohan Pethiyagoda

Blog posts:

Barramundi finds two new siblings
New genus of fish named after Richard Dawkins

Images:

Bigeye Sixgill Shark caught at Lord Howe Island
Bigeye Sixgill Shark, Hexanchus nakamurai
Head of a Bigeye Sixgill Shark
Blue Maomao, Scorpis violaceus
Filamented Dawkins Barb, Dawkinsia singhala
Lates lakdiva - holotype
Lates uwisara - holotype
Non-parasitic Lamprey, Mordacia praecox
Purple Wrasse, Notolabrus fucicola
Threadfin Pearl Perch, Glaucosoma magnificum
Tomato Rockcod, Cephalopholis sonnerati
Yellowfin Scorpionfish from India

Factsheets:

Bigeye Sixgill Shark, Hexanchus nakamurai
Bluntnose Sixgill Shark, Hexanchus griseus
Non-parasitic Lamprey, Mordacia praecox

Movies:

Tomato Rockcod, Cephalopholis sonnerati
Barramundi, Lates calcarifer
Butterfly Perch, Caesioperca lepidoptera
Eastern Australian Salmon, Arripis trutta
Fortescue, Centropogon australis
LeafySeadragon, Phycodurus eques
Messmate Pipefish, Corythoichthys intestinalis
Port Jackson Shark, Heterodontus portusjacksoni
Robust Ghostpipefish, Solenostomus cyanopterus
Whale Shark, Rhincodon typus
Yellow Shrimpgoby, Cryptocentrus cinctus
Numbfish, Hypnos monopterygium

Photographer:

Ian Kerr

Newspaper article:

Under the sea, hidden creatures light up the harbour

Tags fishes, ichthyology, Dawkinsia, Lates,