Image: White Cloud Mountain Minnow, Tanichthys albonubes

White Cloud Mountain Minnow, Tanichthys albonubes

A White Cloud Mountain minnow caught with a scoop net at a depth of about 0.6 m, Green Point Creek, Pearl Beach, Broken Bay, New South Wales, 22 February 2012

Photographer:
Robert McCormack
Rights:
© Robert McCormack

Notes

This fish is an exotic species that is popular in the aquarium trade.  Robert was rightly concerned when he caught three specimens in Green Point Creek, one of which was gravid.

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Tags fishes, ichthyology, Tanichthys albonubes, White Cloud Mountain Minnow, Cyprinidae,