Image: Dorsal fin spine of an Estuary Cobbler

Dorsal fin spine of an Estuary Cobbler

The dorsal fin spine of an Estuary Cobbler from the Australian Museum Fish Collection (AMS I.43536-001). This fish was caught near Newcastle, New South Wales.

Photographer:
Mark McGrouther
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© Australian Museum

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Tags fish, ichthyology, Estuary Catfish, Cnidoglanis macrocephalus, sandy bottom, Plotosidae, Cobbler,

2 comments

Amanda Hay - 3.11 PM, 19 November 2009

I understand that it is an excruciatingly painful experience considering not only is the spine poisonous but it is relatively large too.

 

secretgod - 9.11 AM, 18 November 2009
I have had one go into my hand inbetween my knuckles

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