Image: Tadpole Coffinfish on the North West Shelf
A Tadpole Coffinfish (most likely Chaunacops melanostomus), photographed at a depth of approximately 1417 m, North West Shelf, about 200km northwest of Barrow Island, Western Australia.
- SEA SERPENT
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- Common name:
- Tadpole Coffinfish
- Scientific name:
- Chaunacops melanostomus
With support from Chevron Australia Pty Ltd and the Joint Venturers - Shell Development (Australia) Pty Ltd, Mobil Australia Resources Company Pty Ltd and BP Developments Australia Pty Ltd.
Thank you to Hsuan-Ching (Hans) Ho for identifying the fish.