This week in Fish: Moorish Idols and sponge eaters

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 17 Jun 2011

This week we feature two more movies of Kermadec Islands fishes and we ask the question "Which fishes eat sponges?".

Greencheek Parrotfish, Scarus prasiognathos

Photographer: Erik Schlögl © Erik Schlögl

New images:

Climbing Galaxias in a stream
Climbing Galaxias, Galaxias brevipinnis
Greencheek Parrotfish, Scarus prasiognathos
Moorish Idol from Yonge Reef
Painted Scorpionfish, Parascorpaena picta

New movie gallery:

Kermadec Islands expedition

New movies:

Moorish Idols at the Kermadecs
Trumpetfish at the Kermadecs

New FAQ:

Which fishes eat sponges?

New staff page:

Dr Thomas Trnski

Tags fishes, ichthyology, Climbing Galaxias, Moorish Idols, sponge, eaters, feeding,