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This week in Fish: Dani, Fanny and Emperors

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 23 Sep 2011

As usual, there are some great new images and movies to view.  Watch a whiptail swimming over 1 km below the surface and an oh-so-cute Pacific Leaping Blenny feeding on the rocks.  We welcome Fanny deBusserolles who is working on lanternfishes for a fortnight and Dani Fox who is processing specimens collected during the Kermadec Islands Expedition.  Thank you very much, as always, to all our contributors.

Spangled Emperor, Lethrinus nebulosus

Spangled Emperor, Lethrinus nebulosus
Photographer: Richard Ling © Richard Ling

Images:

Spangled Emperor, Lethrinus nebulosus
Antarctic Deepsea Smelt, Bathylagus antarcticus
Flowery Rockcod, Epinephelus fuscoguttatus
Honeycomb Podge, Pseudogramma polyacanthum
Juvenile Indian Telescopefish, Gigantura indica
Male Pacific Leaping Blennies

Movies:

Pacific Leaping Blenny feeding
Swimming whiptail

Visitor:

Fanny de Busserolles

Image gallery:

Emperors

Staff:

Dani Fox

Tags fishes, Fanny, dani, emperors, ichthyology,