Image: Juvenile Cox's Gudgeon climbing a wet rock face

Juvenile Cox's Gudgeon climbing a wet rock face

Juvenile Cox's Gudgeon climbing a vertical rock face below the Mermaid Pool's waterfall, downstream from Manly Dam, New South Wales, 27 February 2010.

Photographer:
Andrew Lo
Rights:
© Andrew Lo

Notes

Andrew reported that he collected (with a permit) several specimens and kept them in an aquarium for a short time to confirm that they were Cox's Gudgeon.  The fish have since been returned to the pool above the waterfall.

Reference:
Lo, A. 2010. Ther Mermaid Pool Climbing Cox's Gudeon. Fishes of Sahul. Journal of the Australia New Guinea Fishes Association. 24(2): 542-543.

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Tags fishes, ichthyology, Eleotridae, Cox's Gudgeon, Juvenile, climbing, waterfall, Manly Dam, Gobiomorphus coxii,