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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

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,