Image: Gilled leech beside the nostril of a Coffin Ray

Gilled leech beside the nostril of a Coffin Ray

A gilled leech Branchellion sp beside the nostril of a Coffin Ray. This image was taken at a depth of 14 m, Cabbage Tree Island, outside Port Stephens, New South Wales, April 1999.

Photographer:
Erik Schlögl
Rights:
© Erik Schlögl

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Tags fishes, ichthyology, numbfish, Gilled leech, hypnidae, Hypnos monopterygius, Coffin Ray,