Image: Papuan Jawfish, Opistognathus papuensis

Papuan Jawfish, Opistognathus papuensis

A Papuan Jawfish caught on hook and line by M. Calcutt in murky water, Embley River System, near Weipa, Queensland, October 2002. After the hook was removed the fish "walked" off the deck back into the water.

Photographer:
M. Calcutt
Rights:
© M. Calcutt

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Tags fishes, ichthyology, Opistognathus papuensis, Papuan Jawfish, Opistognathidae,