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This week in Fish: Whale Shark sighting

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 21 Apr 2011

During the week we reported on a Whale Shark sighting in Botany Bay.  Teagan Marzullo visited to examine the spines of rays in the collection and a small 'Querying the site' image gallery was added.  Of course there were also plenty of new images added.  Thank you to everyone who contributed.

Tawny Shark, Nebrius ferrugineus

Tawny Shark, Nebrius ferrugineus
Photographer: Guido Zsilavcz © Guido Zsilavcz

New images:

Abyssal Ghostshark and egg case
Abyssal Ghostshark, Hydrolagus trolli
Dorsal view of a young Abyssal Ghostshark
Juvenile Eastern Striped Grunter
Post-larval Eastern Striped Grunter
Multispine Damsel at North West Solitary Island
Multispine Damsel, Neoglyphidodon polyacanthus
Ringtail Unicornfish, Naso annulatus
Caudal peduncle of a Ringtail Unicornfish
Head of a Ringtail Unicornfish
Tail of a Ringtail Unicornfish
Striped Gudgeon, Gobiomorphus australis
Tawny Shark, Nebrius ferrugineus

New visitor:

Teagan Marzullo

New blog post:

Whale Shark in Botany Bay - April 2011

New image gallery:

Several people have told me that they have trouble finding particular pages on the site.  I hope that the new Querying the site pages will solve the problem.

Tags fishes, ichthyology, Whale Shark, Teagan Marzullo,